verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby shriek
Origin of shriek
OTHER WORDS FROM shriekshriek·er, nounshriek·ing·ly, adverbshriek·y, adjectiveout·shriek, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for shrieky
Omnipotence of droning, edged with shrieky squealing, which fills the Universe, not at all in a melodious way.
All day we've heard the band with its drums and trombones and shrieky music.Evening Round Up|William Crosbie Hunter
From the depths of the gamut to the shrieky top again,—a droning that has something of porcine or wild-boar character.