Shriek and Yell


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Shriek verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Usage example: the children shrieked with excitement

Yell is a synonym for shriek in scream topic. In some cases you can use "Yell" instead the word "Shriek" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like ejaculate, sound, speech, screech. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shrieked, shrieking
Synonyms for Shriek


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Yell noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: the crowd gave a yell of approval

Shriek is a synonym for yell in ejaculate topic. You can use "Shriek" instead the word "Yell" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as cry, scream, cry out, screech. popular alternative
Nearby Words: yelled, yelling
Synonyms for Yell

How words are described

high high shriek high yell
long long shriek long yell
loud loud shriek loud yell
small small shriek small yell
Other adjectives: piercing, horrible, mechanical, last, agonized, elongated, high-pitched, pitched, blood-curdling.

Common collocations

bit shriek bit yell bit

Both words in one sentence

  • Music / Iggy Pop Careful with That Axe: Iggy can shriek, moan and yell ear piercingly loud during performances.
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