Screech is defined as to make a high-pitched yelling sound.(verb)
An example of screech is a bird making a loud piercing sound.
The definition of a screech is a high-pitched yell or noise.(noun)
An example of a screech is the sound a barn owl makes.
See screech in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME scrichen < ON skraekja: for IE base see scream
See screech in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration of obsolete scrich
Origin: , from Middle English scrichen, to screech
Origin: , perhaps of Scandinavian origin
Origin: ; akin to Old Norse skrǽkja.
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