shriek


shriek

verb

Definition of SHRIEK

to cry out loudly and emotionally <the children shrieked with excitement>
Related Words bay, caterwaul, keen, squawk, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; bawl, call, cry, holler, shout, thunder, vociferate
Near Antonyms murmur, mutter, whisper

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up shriek? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More