What is another word for shriek?

335 synonyms found


[ ʃɹˈiːk], [ ʃɹˈiːk], [ ʃ_ɹ_ˈiː_k]

Related words: shrieking, what does a shriek sound like, why do birds shriek, how to make a bird shriek, how to tell if a baby is shrieking

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    How to use "Shriek" in context?

    In the language of the animal world, a shriek is an awful sound that is created when an animal is in pain or distress. The sound is unique to each animal, and can be heard up to a mile away!

    Some of the most famous screamers in the world are the spectacled bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), the African forest elephant (Loxodonta africana), and the Cape macaw (Ara macao).

    In general, animals that scream the most are those that are attacked or wounded.

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