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Meaning of SCREAK

Pronunciation:  skreek

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  utter a harsh abrupt scream
  2. [v]  make a high-pitched, screeching noise, as of a door
 

SCREAK is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: creak, screech, screech, skreak, skreak, skreigh, squawk, squeak
 
 See Also: call, cry, holler, hollo, make noise, noise, resound, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Screak\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Screaked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Screaking}.] [Cf. Icel. skr[ae]kja to screech. Cf. {Creak},
    v., {Screech}.]
    To utter suddenly a sharp, shrill sound; to screech; to
    creak, as a door or wheel.
    
    
  2. \Screak\, n.
    A creaking; a screech; a shriek. --Bp. Bull.
    
    
 

 

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