English edit

Verb edit


  1. present participle and gerund of screech

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

screeching (plural screechings)

  1. The act of producing a screech.
    hysterical screechings
    • 1936, F.J. Thwaites, The Redemption, Sydney: H. John Edwards Publishing, published 1940, page 58:
      Silence reigned, broken only by the hideous screeching of vultures and the sound of a lawn-mower being used in the hospital grounds.