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Overview of noun shriek

The noun shriek has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching

(sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors")

2. (1) screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming

(a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes")

Overview of verb shriek

The verb shriek has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe

(utter a shrill cry) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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