Synonyms for Screeching:


shrill (adjective)
shrieking, harsh, Caterwauling, treble, jarring, strident, squeaky, raucous, screaming, rasping, cutting, high-pitched, jangling, grating, ear-piercing, whining, scraping, hoarse, reedy, squealing, whistling, shrill, acute, penetrating, piercing, scratching, creaky.


screeching (noun)
screaming, noisy, scream, screech, shriek, shrieking.


screaming (verb)
squeaking, creaking.

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Other relevant words:
screech, shriek, scream, noisy.

Usage examples for screeching

  1. He appeared to catch it in mid- air with his left hand and with all his strength dashed it to the ground, where it lay writhing and screeching – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. There is a legend about the cove near Ireson's of a " screeching woman" done to death by pirates a century and a half or more past- a shadowy memorial of the fact of their presence here so long ago. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  3. The chest moved a little and made a horrible screeching sound on the stone floor. – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins