Meaning of “shriek” in the English Dictionary

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shrieknoun [ C ]

us /ʃrik/

a loud, high cry:

the shriek of sea gulls
She heard a high-pitched shriek.
shriek
verb [ I/T ] us /ʃrik/

[ I ] We shrieked with laughter.

(Definition of “shriek” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)