screechy
adjective Date: circa 1830 producing a screech

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  • Screechy — Screech y, a. Like a screech; shrill and harsh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • screechy — /skree chee/, adj., screechier, screechiest. 1. like or suggesting screeching. 2. producing screeches: a screechy door. [1820 30; SCREECH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • screechy — adjective Describing a sound as resembling a screech, or given to screeching. She has a screechy voice that really grates on my nerves, like a dentists drill …   Wiktionary

  • screechy — screech ► NOUN ▪ a loud, harsh, piercing cry or sound. ► VERB 1) make a screech. 2) move rapidly with a screech. DERIVATIVES screecher noun screechy adjective (screechier, screechiest) …   English terms dictionary

  • screechy — adj. shrieky, harsh and shrill like a scream; producing harsh shrill sounds, shrieking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • screechy — See: screech …   English dictionary

  • screechy — adjective having or making a high pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑screaky, ↑squeaking, ↑squeaky, ↑squealing • Similar to: ↑high, ↑high pitched …   Useful english dictionary

  • Screechy Peach — Brown Birth name Myrna Crenshaw Born July 6, 1959(1959 07 06), Desoto, Texas, U.S. Died April 1, 2007(2007 04 01) (aged 47), Decatur, Georgia, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Myrna "Screechy Peach" Crenshaw — Infobox musical artist Name = Myrna Peach Brown Img capt = Img size = Background = Lead Singer, Background Singer Birth name = Myrna Crenshaw Born = flagicon|USA birth date|1959|7|6 Desoto, Texas, U.S. Died = flagicon|USA death date and… …   Wikipedia

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