Synonyms

1. screech

verb. ['ˈskriːtʃ'] make a high-pitched, screeching noise.

Synonyms

  • squeak
  • skreak
  • resound
  • make noise
  • creak
  • whine
  • screak

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Rhymes with Screech

  • long-beach
  • inspeech
  • impeach
  • beseech
  • swiech
  • speech
  • preach
  • creach
  • breech
  • breach
  • bleach
  • wiech
  • weech
  • veech
  • veatch
  • veach
  • teach
  • reeche
  • reach
  • pietsch
  • piech
  • peach
  • meech
  • leitch
  • leetch
  • leech
  • leach
  • keetch
  • keech
  • keach

Sentences with screech


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many people have barn owls living in their trees without even knowing it until they hear the chilling screech.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
A nonmigratory bird, Eastern screech owls take up residence every state from the Great Plains eastward.

3. Adjective
Seeing or hearing a screech owl nearby is a bad omen, especially in broad daylight.

4. Verb, base form
Cockatoo rescue organizations sometimes see otherwise friendly and loving birds given up because they scream or screech too much.

2. screech

noun. ['ˈskriːtʃ'] sharp piercing cry.

Synonyms

  • screeching
  • vociferation
  • shriek
  • outcry
  • yell
  • shrieking
  • cry
  • shout
  • scream
  • call

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • discourage
  • laugh
  • demobilize

3. screech

noun. ['ˈskriːtʃ'] a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry.

Synonyms

  • screaming
  • screeching
  • scream
  • shriek
  • shrieking

Antonyms

  • put option
  • contraindicate
  • humorless
  • mild

4. screech

verb. ['ˈskriːtʃ'] utter a harsh abrupt scream.

Synonyms

  • squall
  • squawk
  • skreigh
  • scream
  • hollo
  • yell
  • skreak
  • holler
  • cry
  • shout
  • call
  • screak

Antonyms

  • regularity
  • comprehensibility
  • stay in place
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