[ US /ˈʃɹikt/ ]
[ UK /ʃɹˈiːkt/ ]
  1. uttered in a shrill scream as of pain or terror
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How To Use shrieked In A Sentence

  • Seingô shrieked in rage, and clawed out at him with spiny, thorny arms.
  • The Captain shrieked, his face alight with fury.
  • Labour MPs shrieked in mock horror. Times, Sunday Times
  • He shrieked and he wailed and he howled and he screeched, until all the air in his lungs left, and then he still yelled.
  • The rod bent double, the reel shrieked and ratcheted.
  • A woman in a sheepskin coat suddenly shrieked: 'This is a setup. Times, Sunday Times
  • Syrens whooped, steam whistles shrieked hoarsely; the raucous voices of fog-horns proclaimed the whereabouts of scores of craft, passing up and down the river; but the trim-built barge slid noiselessly along, ghost-like, in the dun-colored "smother," giving no intimation of her proximity. Golden Stories A Selection of the Best Fiction by the Foremost Writers
  • He coughed, sneezed, and barked simultaneously -- bleated in one breath, and cackled in the next -- sputteringly shrieked, and chatteringly squealed, with a bass of suffocated roars. The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 Epigrams, On With the Dance, Negligible Tales
  • AND, they shrieked even louder that the district must not close down the local jr high (in order to aggregate more children into a single location so that broader education could be offered tailored to the needs and interests of each individual child). never under estimate the non-linear nature of the results of screaming bug-eyed single mothers with limited information and rationality (and more children than money) shrieking about 'the children'. Page One of My Next Book, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • Across the divide, La Dorada shrieked at him, her expression promising pain. Dreams of a Dark Warrior
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