screechy

[ skree-chee ]
/ ˈskri tʃi /
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adjective, screech·ier, screech·i·est.

like or suggesting screeching.
producing screeches: a screechy door.

Nearby words

  1. scree,
  2. screech,
  3. screech owl,
  4. screeching,
  5. screechingly,
  6. screed,
  7. screen,
  8. screen actors guild,
  9. screen dump,
  10. screen grid

Origin of screechy

First recorded in 1820–30; screech + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for screechy

screechy

/ (ˈskriːtʃɪ) /

adjective -ier or -iest

loud and shrill
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