Synonyms

1. screech

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

Synonyms

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

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Words that Rhyme with Screech Owl

  • sprowl
  • sproul
  • scowl
  • prowl
  • growl
  • crowle
  • crowl
  • afoul
  • towle
  • towel
  • soule
  • raul
  • moul
  • jowl
  • howl
  • houle
  • fowl
  • foul
  • cowl
  • coull

Example sentences of the word screech-owl


1. Noun Phrase
Western screech owls live in the western parts of the United States and Canada.

2. Noun Phrase
Seeing or hearing a screech owl nearby is a bad omen, especially in broad daylight.

3. Noun Phrase
The eastern screech owl is the smallest of the four commonly seen species.

4. Noun Phrase
The eastern screech owl is almost as small, but has a slightly longer wingspan.

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

5. owl

noun. ['ˈaʊl'] nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes.

Synonyms

  • Sceloglaux albifacies
  • Otus asio
  • barn owl
  • screech owl
  • order Strigiformes
  • Strix varia
  • raptorial bird
  • hoot owl
  • laughing jackass
  • raptor
  • Asio otus
  • tawny owl
  • laughing owl
  • bird of night
  • horned owl
  • little owl
  • bird of prey
  • barred owl
  • owlet
  • Surnia ulula
  • Tyto alba
  • spotted owl
  • Athene noctua
  • hooter
  • great gray owl
  • Strigiformes
  • scops owl
  • hawk owl
  • Strix nebulosa
  • great grey owl
  • Strix aluco
  • long-eared owl
  • bird of Minerva

Etymology

  • owle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ule (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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