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British English: /ʃriːk/
American English: /ʃrik/

Translation of shriek in German:


  • 1
    (shrill cry) [Auf]schrei, der
    give a shriek give a shriek of horror/fear etc.
    einen Schrei des Entsetzens/der Angst usw. ausstoßen
    there were shrieks of laughter from the children
    die Kinder kreischten vor Lachen
  • 2
    (high-pitched sound) Kreischen, das

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (give shrill cry) [auf]schreien
    shriek with horror/fear etc.
    vor Entsetzen/Angst usw. [auf]schreien
    shriek [with laughter]
    vor Lachen kreischen

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

shriek out

intransitive verb
transitive verb

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