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Definition of the noun screech

What does screech mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: screeches

  1. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
  2. sharp piercing cry

Alternative definition of the noun screech

noun

  1. A high-pitched strident or piercing sound, such as that between a moving object and any surface.
  2. A loud harsh sound resembling a human cry.
  3. [Newfoundlander, uncountable] Newfoundland rum.
  4. A form of home-made rye whiskey made from used oak rye barrels from a distillery.

Definition of the verb screech

What does screech mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: screeched | screeching | screeches

  1. make a high-pitched, screeching noise
  2. utter a harsh abrupt scream

Alternative definition of the verb screech

verb

  1. To make such a sound.

People

  1. Screech a.k.a. Dustin Diamond: Dustin Neil Diamond is an American actor, musician, director, and stand-up comedian best known for his role as Samuel "Screech" Powers in the television shows Saved by the Bell, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Saved by the Bell: The College Years and Saved by the Bell: The New Class.
  2. Screech a.k.a. Hayma 'Screech' Washington: Hayma 'Screech' Washington is a television producer.

There are other people with in their name, like Timon Screech.

Character

Screech: Maxwell "Max" Taylor aka Screech is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe.

Miscellanea

Screech is the mascot of the Washington Nationals. He is a bald eagle that wears the home cap and jersey of the team. He was "hatched" on April 17, 2005 at the "Kids Opening Day" promotion at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. A nine-year-old fourth grade student in Washington, Glenda Gutierrez, designed the mascot and won a contest sponsored by the team, explaining that it was "strong and eats almost everything.

Phrases with Screech

Phrases starting with the word Screech:

  1. screech owl
  2. Screech-Owl

Other phrases containing the word Screech:

  1. Cuban Screech-Owl
  2. Balsas Screech Owl
  3. Balsas Screech-Owl
  4. Yungas Screech Owl
  5. Bearded Screech Owl
  6. Bearded Screech-Owl
  7. Eastern Screech Owl
  8. Eastern Screech-Owl
  9. Pacific Screech Owl
  10. Pacific Screech-Owl
  11. Western Screech Owl
  12. Western Screech-Owl
  13. Cinnamon Screech Owl
  14. Tropical Screech Owl
  15. Tropical Screech-Owl
  16. Koepcke's Screech Owl
  17. Rufescent Screech Owl
  18. Whiskered Screech Owl

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Screech

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Google previewThe Complete Essays 2 (1960)

by Michel de Montaigne

scREECH is an Extraordinary Fellow of Wolfson College and an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, a Fellow of the British Academy and ...

Google previewTaking Aviation to New Heights (2013)

A Biography of Pierre Jeanniot by Jacqueline Cardinal, Laurent Lapierre

Screech is a very dark rum whose origin goes back to when the inhabitants of Newfoundland traded with Jamaica. In exchange for dried cod, they received rum in oak barrels.n After having removed three-quarters of the rum, which was ...

Google previewComputational Aeroacoustics (2012)

A Wave Number Approach by Christopher K. W. Tam

Jet screech is a fairly complex phenomenon involving several modes of oscillations. When a convergent nozzle is used, it is observed experimentally that the screech modes are axisymmetric at low supersonic Mach numbers. There are two ...

Google previewThe Essays (1993)

A Selection by Michel de Montaigne

SCREECH is an Extraordinary Fellow of Wolfson College ...

Google previewTransportation noise (rail and other). Urban noise problems and social behavior (1972)

by United States. Office of Noise Abatement and Control

But since the war Cleveland has opened a line, we haven't heard too many complaints about that, although wheel screech is a problem. And the DRPA in Philadelphia has opened a line that we feel that cars, the rolling stock on that line , ...

Google previewPublic Hearings on Noise Abatement and Control (1972)

by United States. Office of Noise Abatement and Control

But since the war Cleveland has opened a line, we haven't heard too many complaints about that, although wheel screech is a problem. And the DRPA in Philadelphia has opened a line that we feel that cars, the rolling stock on that line , ...

Google previewThe Comics of Hergé (2016)

When the Lines Are Not So Clear by Joe Sutliff Sanders

MATTHEW SCREECH is a senior lecturer in French in the Languages Department at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1827)

by Samuel Johnson, John Walker

A screech.

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

squall, scream, shriek, howl, hoot, bray, croak, screech, squeal, cry, whoop. 2 Slang COMPLAIN.

squeal, screech, creak, shriek, chirp, cheep, tweet, peep. — v. squeal, grate, creak, pipe, ...

Google previewA Romanized Hindūstānī and English Dictionary (1880)

by Nathaniel Brice

a scream, a screech, a shriek. CUIKH MAUN .\, s. s. to scream ...

Google previewEnglish-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary (2002)

by Frances Froman, Carrie Joan Dyck, Alfred Keye, Lottie Keye

scream see: yell ha'd£h-sa-het you will scream, yell over there screech see: scream screech owl gwa-oh a screech owl [stem: - gwaohN- ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1827)

- To SCREECH, v. n. [skraeka, Icelandic, to cry..] To cry out as in terror or anguish—Screeching is an appetite of expelling ...

Google previewThe Raupo Concise Maori Dictionary (2012)

by A.W Reed, Timoti Karetu and R Calman

ngana breathe heavily; intent; persist; rage; screech. ngāngā breathe heavily; makea noise; screech. nganga stone of fruit; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Shriek, screech, cry out (in a shrill ...

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Usage statistics about screech

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun screech:

screechshriekscream

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb screech:

squawkcreakscreechsqueakwhine

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Quotes about Screech

When the screech-owl sings, you can try to go to work for someone else if you're working for a bad owner.
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Scrabble value of S1C3R1E1E1C3H4

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SCREECH

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  • CRECHES

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