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screeching

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having a high musical pitch or range
  • the screeching blast of the factory whistle hurt my ears

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screeching

verb
present participle of screech

Synonyms & Antonyms of screeching (Entry 2 of 2)

to cry out loudly and emotionally
  • the toddler screeched in anger when her stuffed rabbit was taken away

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The first known use of screeching was in 1904

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“Screeching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/screeching. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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