how to pronounce screech

skɹtʃ

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“… very vocal they howl they screech they …”

meanings of screech

noun:

  1. A high-pitched strident or piercing sound, such as that between a moving object and any surface.
  2. Newfoundland rum.
  3. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream.
  4. A form of home-made rye whiskey made from used oak rye barrels from a distillery.

verb:

  1. To travel very fast, as if making the sounds of brakes being released.
  2. To make such a sound.