Synonyms for Shrieking:


crying (adjective)
exclaiming, bawling, shouting, howling, hollering, growling, calling, crying, groaning, screaming, cheering, yelling, moaning, Whooping, clamoring, sobbing.
screaming (adjective)
piercing, shrill, sharp.


crying (verb)
exclaiming, bawling, screaming, howling, hollering, growling, calling, crying, groaning, Whooping, cheering, sobbing, moaning, yelling, clamoring, shouting.
screaming (verb)
creaking, squeaking.

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Usage examples for shrieking

  1. Whereupon it was all she could do to keep from shrieking frantically and waking her companion. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  2. The whole house seemed to be awake and shrieking – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  3. This lasted for a while, and the occupants of the fort mentally pictured the scene going on, but they could not comprehend the strange shrieking they heard as of men in terrible pain. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn