- to screech.
- to creak.
- a screech.
- a creak.
Origin of screak
1490–1500; < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian skrike, Danish skrige; cognate with Old Norse skrækja to screech; see screech
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Related Words for screakwail, roar, screech, blare, shout, holler, yell, shriek, howl, squeal, bellow, jar, bawl, caterwaul, yowl, voice, shrill, screak, yip
Examples from the Web for screak
Historical Examples of screak
Behold, I will screak under you as a wain screaketh that is laden with hay.
The death howl began to catch its measure by the boom and screak of these two instruments.Dust of the Desert
Robert Welles Ritchie
- (intr) to screech or creak
- a screech or creak
Word Origin for screak
C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech 1, shriek
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