Related formsscreech·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for screeching (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of screech
Related formsscreech·er, noun
Examples from the Web for screeching
Lindsey Graham can barely get ISIS out of his mouth before blowing his shpadoinkle and screeching "we may all get killed!"The Fear About Things That Won't Kill Us Is Killing Us|Cliff Schecter|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his screeching desperation, it sounds far more like “You can tell her what I wanted to be.”
The progress Whitmire and the committee was making came to a screeching halt when George W. Bush became governor in 1995.
Given a screeching demagogue and an evenhanded, mild-mannered technocrat, people will always be more drawn to the former.
But I do know I would not read a guideline or listen to the screeching admonishments from across the political spectrum.The Writhing, Miserable Reality of Force Feeding at Guantánamo Bay|Kent Sepkowitz|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like that screeching peacock, I have been vain of my fine feathers.
They were screeching as if in anger, but still remained perched on the tree, which they probably mistook for a gibbet.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete|Georg Ebers
No screeching Indian was ever hit more fairly, surprised more suddenly, or extinguished more utterly.The Young Ranchers|Edward S. Ellis
The noise suddenly subsided at the screeching of a raucous nasal voice.The Long Day|Dorothy Richardson
One day in the spring I saw six all screeching and yelling together up and down a hedge near the road.Nature Near London|Richard Jefferies