[ UK /skɹˈiːt‍ʃi/ ]
  1. having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
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How To Use screechy In A Sentence

  • I thought the actor playing Evita was very good, but she got a bit screechy when she wanted to be loud or put a lot of emphasis on the lines.
  • A jangly piano and high, slightly screechy, David Bowie-ish vocals bowl through an early New Wave review with slightly odd harmonies.
  • When I went in and made my salutation, one man wheeled round square before me, stared straight into my oyes, and in an exceedingly high-pitched reedy or screechy voice and a sing-song tone returned my The Naturalist in La Plata
  • I am tired of listening to that shrill, shrieky, whiney, screechy voice anyhow. Obama brushes off Palin on nuclear deal
  • Crickets chirped, owls hooted, and cicadas caterwauled in screechy harmony.
  • If you come across a reference to "the rabblement of lemmings" (a category that includes Marxists and feminists and anyone else who reads ideologically), get ready to skim over many patches of screechy diatribe. Reading Against the Clock: Belated Bloom Suffers Nobly
  • At that moment she became aware of her mother's screechy voice singing `Singin' in the Rain '. PROSPECT HILL
  • The fanboy squeal is high and screechy, like rusty nailtips raked across a blackboard, but it always says the same thing. The Rainbow Coalition: Active
  • Your contributors are entitled to their opinions, but the political comments have recently taken on a screechy tone that leave me cold.
  • And if you'd seen the way he got into the song, even in his tone-deaf, screechy manner, you'd fall in love with this song, too.
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