Roar and Screech


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Roar verb – To make a long loud deep noise or cry.
Usage example: the car's engine roared as it sped away

Screech is a synonym for roar in shout topic. In some cases you can use "Screech" instead the word "Roar" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like bellow, exclamation, scream.
Nearby Words: roaring, roared, roarer
Synonyms for Roar


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Screech verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Roar is a synonym for screech in sound topic. You can use "Roar" instead the word "Screech" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as shout, exclamation.
Nearby Words: screeching, screeched, screechy
Synonyms for Screech

How words are described

familiar familiar roar familiar screech
distinctive distinctive roar distinctive screech
standard standard roar standard screech
loud loud roar loud screech
Other adjectives: deafening, powerful, huge, horrible, distorted, unearthly, mechanical, realistic, metallic, mighty, sudden, demonic, creepy, sonic, blood-curdling, iconic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anguirus' roar has also become a bit of a stock roar, being heard in the Street Fighter games (Fei Long's stage), Super Metroid (Draygon's screech), and a few non-Godzilla films.
  • The first game had a high-pitched screech akin to a child's scream, the second was a mechanical roar, but this game has a zombie-like hiss.
  • Videogame / Five Nights at Freddy's 4 Hell Is That Noise: As per usual, the animatronics' signature screech counts as this — but this time, it literally sounds like Hell because it combines elements from all three of the previous screeches (the sound of a child screaming, a mechanical reverb effect, and an animal-esque roar).
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