verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of screech
synonym study for screech
OTHER WORDS FROM screechscreecher, noun
Example sentences from the Web for screech
Building trust between birds who sport dangerous talons is imperative, but screech owls already know they can trust each other.Three love stories about birds that will delight your heart|Laura Erickson|November 6, 2020|Popular Science
On the day after India and Pakistan go to war in 1971, his parents married in Lahore, “as fighter jets screeched overhead.”
Behind them, in the far east corner of the square, large armored vans skidded and screeched their way out.
Although arrests would not come for another week, the investigation had screeched to a halt.
Shells screeched past him, great iron balls hustled by his ears, but not a quiver came over his noble face.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
At his feet gamboled a dwarf that squeaked and screeched, distorting its face in hideous grimaces.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
Before Penny could ask another question, a police patrol car screeched to a standstill just outside the restaurant.Ghost Beyond the Gate|Mildred A. Wirt
"Git out o' my pilot house an' aft where the police can find you when they come lookin' for you," he screeched.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
An old owl of a woman screeched, and was for killing me with a bottle which she had been holding against her nose.The O'Ruddy|Stephen Crane