how to pronounce shrieking


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the above transcription of shrieking is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

shrieking is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of shrieking in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… hear the leftists shrieking already here …”

meanings of shrieking


  1. Present participle of shriek.


  1. A sound that shrieks.

shrieking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shrieking occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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