intransitive verb \ˈskrēk\

Definition of SCREAK

:  to make a harsh shrill noise :  screech
screak noun
screaky \ˈskrē-kē\ adjective

Origin of SCREAK

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skrækja to screech
First Known Use: circa 1500


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