[ verb ] make a high-pitched, screeching noise, as of a door
Used in print(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
Fiddles screeched ; a piano tinkled .(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)
We did n't have time to speak before Eileen 's voice was screeching at us from the bed .(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
It swayed with the wicker swings and screeched with the rusted hinges of screen_doors .
But the only answer that reached him was the screeching of the porch rail from her leg moving against it .
[ noun ] a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
"he ducked at the screechings of shells" "he heard the scream of the brakes"
Used in print(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
I heard the screech of brakes behind me , an insane burst of laughter beneath me .