screeching

Definitions of screeching
1

n a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

“he ducked at the screechings of shells”
Synonyms:
scream, screaming, screech, shriek, shrieking
Type of:
noise
sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

n sharp piercing cry

Synonyms:
scream, screaming, screech, shriek, shrieking
Type of:
call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

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