to screech or creak
Origin of screakOld Norse skraekja, screech
a screech or creak
intransitive verbscreaked, screak·ing, screaks
- To screech; shriek.
- To creak.
- A screech; a shriek.
- A creak.
Origin of screakMiddle English skricken from Old Norse skrækja
(third-person singular simple present screaks, present participle screaking, simple past and past participle screaked)