What does screeching mean?

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screech·ing

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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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Screeching

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  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Patrick Dowless:

    I heard 11 to 14 shots and heard screeching tires and sirens, so I knew something was happening, i went outside and saw lots of officers running towards a body and some running the other way. The officers were standing over the body but when the paramedics arrived they stood up right away.

  4. Brian Hoops:

    (The accelerated planting pace) is coming to a screeching halt with possible and probably delays.

  5. Amar Nath:

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

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. extroversive
    • C. eminent
    • D. ectomorphic

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