Definition Of shriek
a high-pitched piercing cry or sound; a scream.
shrieks of laughter
utter a high-pitched piercing sound or words, especially as an expression of terror, pain, or excitement.
the audience shrieked with laughter
Example Of shriek
A prisoner at the Kholodnaya Gora prison had to stuff his ears with bread before sleeping on account of the shrieks of women being interrogated.
Alex lets out a small shriek , interrupting my thoughts.
Alexis screamed in fear and panic, the piercing shriek echoing throughout the empty library.
As more and more woke up, a rising chorus of shrieks for help shook hoarfrost from the vaulted stones, and eventually called help.
Chehl tried to get free, shrieking in pain and terror, but he couldn't break loose.