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verb (used without object)
  1. to screech.
  2. to creak.
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  1. a screech.
  2. a creak.
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Origin of screak

1490–1500; < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian skrike, Danish skrige; cognate with Old Norse skrækja to screech; see screech
Related formsscreak·y, adjective
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Related Words for screak

wail, roar, screech, blare, shout, holler, yell, shriek, howl, squeal, bellow, jar, bawl, caterwaul, yowl, voice, shrill, screak, yip

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Historical Examples of screak

  • Behold, I will screak under you as a wain screaketh that is laden with hay.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version


  • The death howl began to catch its measure by the boom and screak of these two instruments.

    Dust of the Desert

    Robert Welles Ritchie

British Dictionary definitions for screak


  1. (intr) to screech or creak
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  1. a screech or creak
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Derived Formsscreaky, adjective

Word Origin for screak

C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech 1, shriek
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