Definitions For Shriek


  • Sharp piercing cry
  • A high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
  • A loud, high-pitched cry or sound


  • Utter a shrill cry
  • To make a loud, high-pitched cry
  • To say (something) in a loud, high-pitched voice

Is Shrieks a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Shriek is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shriek in a Sentence

  • The birds were shrieking in the trees.
  • She shrieked when she saw a mouse.
  • The shriek of the train's brakes

Synonyms for Shriek

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