Shriek - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry (syn: scream, screaming, screech)
The birds were shrieking in the trees.
She shrieked when she saw a mouse.
The whistle shrieked.
She shrieked out a warning just in time to avoid a nasty accident.
They were dragged from their homes, shrieking and weeping.
He shrieked in agony.
A group of students were shrieking with laughter.
'I'm pregnant,' she shrieked.
'I'll kill you,' Anne shrieked at him.
With a shriek of delight, Jean hugged Maggie.
Ella let out a piercing shriek.
When the door burst open, she let out an involuntary shriek.
Suddenly he lanced a horrid shriek.
A piercing shriek cut through the silence.
present participle: shrieking
past tense: shrieked
past participle: shrieked
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