Synonyms of shriek


1. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation

usage: sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

2. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming, noise

usage: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"


1. shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

usage: utter a shrill cry

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Definition and meaning of shriek (Dictionary)