screeching

Definitions of screeching
  1. noun
    a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    “he ducked at the screechings of shells”
    synonyms: scream, screaming, screech, shriek, shrieking
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    type of:
    noise
    sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
  2. noun
    sharp piercing cry
    synonyms: scream, screaming, screech, shriek, shrieking
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    type of:
    call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell
    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
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