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Meaning of screech

screech

Pronunciation: (skrēch), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to utter or make a harsh, shrill cry or sound: The child screeched hysterically. The brakes screeched.
—v.t.
  1. to utter with a screech: She screeched her warning.
—n.
  1. a harsh, shrill cry or sound: an owl's screech; the screech of brakes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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