screaky
adjective see screak

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  • screaky — See screak. * * * …   Universalium

  • screaky — adjective 1. having a rasping or grating sound creaky stairs • Syn: ↑creaky • Similar to: ↑noisy • Derivationally related forms: ↑creak (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • screaky screechy squeaking squeaky squealing — high pitched high pitched adj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {low}. [Narrower terms: {adenoidal, pinched, nasal}; {altissimo}; {alto}; {countertenor, alto}; {falsetto}; {peaky, spiky}; {piping}; {shrill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • screak — screaky, adj. /skreek/, v.i. 1. to screech. 2. to creak. n. 3. a screech. 4. a creak. [1490 1500; < Scand; cf. Norw skrike, Dan skrige; c. ON skraekja to screech; see SCREECH] * * * …   Universalium

  • adenoidal pinched nasal — high pitched high pitched adj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {low}. [Narrower terms: {adenoidal, pinched, nasal}; {altissimo}; {alto}; {countertenor, alto}; {falsetto}; {peaky, spiky}; {piping}; {shrill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • altissimo — high pitched high pitched adj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {low}. [Narrower terms: {adenoidal, pinched, nasal}; {altissimo}; {alto}; {countertenor, alto}; {falsetto}; {peaky, spiky}; {piping}; {shrill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alto — high pitched high pitched adj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {low}. [Narrower terms: {adenoidal, pinched, nasal}; {altissimo}; {alto}; {countertenor, alto}; {falsetto}; {peaky, spiky}; {piping}; {shrill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • countertenor alto — high pitched high pitched adj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {low}. [Narrower terms: {adenoidal, pinched, nasal}; {altissimo}; {alto}; {countertenor, alto}; {falsetto}; {peaky, spiky}; {piping}; {shrill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • creaky — adj. 1. worn down with age or use; in poor condition. Syn: decrepit, flea bitten, run down, rundown, woebegone. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. producing a rasping or grating sound under some circumsatance; as, they were alerted by the creaky stairs; my… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • falsetto — high pitched high pitched adj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; used of sounds and voices. Opposite of {low}. [Narrower terms: {adenoidal, pinched, nasal}; {altissimo}; {alto}; {countertenor, alto}; {falsetto}; {peaky, spiky}; {piping}; {shrill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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