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Princeton's WordNet

  1. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screamingnoun

    a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

    "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"

  2. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingnoun

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

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  1. screeching

    Screeching refers to a high-pitched, harsh, and usually loud sound, often associated with screaming, tires, or certain animals. It can also refer to vocally expressing or reacting in an intense, sharp manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Screeching

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of screeching in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of screeching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of screeching in a Sentence

  1. Heather McGowan:

    The foundational knowledge of the future is your own ability to learn and adapt, because if you don't your career will come to a screeching halt after a couple of years.

  2. Amar Nath:

    The train came to a screeching halt and I thought that it may have hit something.

  3. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I'm in the process of putting together a team of people that feel the exact same way that I do. This is not a' Never Trump' situation. This not just screeching rhetoric. This is -- OK, the guy is unstable. Everyone inside knows it, everyone outside knows it. Let's see if we can find a viable alternative.

  4. Caleb Holder:

    We could hear more tires screeching, and then just barely see headlights coming in through the fog.

  5. Lydia Child:

    That man's best works should be such bungling imitations of Nature's infinite perfection, matters not much; but that he should make himself an imitation, this is the fact which Nature moans over, and deprecates beseechingly. Be spontaneous, be truthful, be free, and thus be individuals! is the song she sings through warbling birds, and whispering pines, and roaring waves, and screeching winds.

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