HyperDic: shriek

English > 3 senses of the word shriek:
NOUNcommunicationshriek, scream, screaming, shrieking, screech, screechingsharp piercing cry
eventshriek, screech, screeching, shrieking, scream, screaminga high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
VERBcommunicationshriek, shrill, pipe up, pipeutter a shrill cry
shriek > pronunciation
Soundsshriy'k
Rhymesantique ... wreak: 54 rhymes with iyk...
English > shriek: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningsharp piercing cry.
Synonymsscream, screaming, shrieking, screech, screeching
Broadercry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationA loud utterance
Spanishalarido, aullido, aullidos, chillido, grito agudo, grito
Catalanesgarip, xiscle
Verbsshriekutter a shrill cry
English > shriek: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA high-pitched noise resembling a human cry.
Synonymsscreech, screeching, shrieking, scream, screaming
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishchirrido
Catalangrinyol, xerric
Verbsshriekutter a shrill cry
English > shriek: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter a shrill cry.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThe birds shriek in the woods; The woods shriek with many kinds of birds
Synonymsshrill, pipe up, pipe
Narroweryowl, caterwaulUtter shrieks, as of cats
Broadershout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squallUtter a sudden loud cry
Spanishchillar, gritar
Catalancridar, esgaripar, xisclar
Participleshriekeduttered in a shrill scream as of pain or terror
Nounsshriek, shriekingsharp piercing cry
shrieka high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

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