verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- screech owl,
Origin of screech
Examples from the Web for screech
“I guess some part of me will always be Screech,” young Diamond says at the end of the film.How Bad Was 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story'?|Kevin Fallon|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if you say Screech or the guy from Clueless, who are people going to know?
Yeah, and especially me, because the Screech character was so hard to shake.
Well, he came across like Screech from Saved By the Bell, only without the necessary follicles to sustain a Jewfro.
It was the screech of tires outside their home, masked and armed men piling out of vans and cars, shouts of “What do you want?”Did the U.S. Make a Mistake In Seizing Anas al-Liby?|Jamie Dettmer|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The very suggestion of locking up books to prevent their being carried away hurts like the screech of a pencil upon a slate.The Patient Observer|Simeon Strunsky
"Maybe it will teach you not to screech at people," Grumpy told him.The Tale of Grumpy Weasel|Arthur Scott Bailey
I've been back a week now, and even the screech of the L trains sounds good.Shorty McCabe|Sewell Ford
All of a sudden there come up a gust, and he gave a screech and stood right up and called for help, 'way out there to sea.The Country of the Pointed Firs|Sarah Orne Jewett
Its tremulous, quavering cry is not a screech at all, and has an attraction of its own.Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt|John Burroughs