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

Translation of shriek in Spanish:


  • to let out a shriek
    dar or pegar un grito or chillido
    a shriek of pain
    un grito or alarido de dolor
    a shriek of delight/terror
    un grito or chillido de placer/terror
    the shriek of a train whistle
    el agudo pitido de un tren
    with a shriek of tires
    con un chirrido de neumáticos
    we could hear shrieks of laughter
    oíamos risotadas
    Example sentences
    • All the shrieks and screams inside sound like wind from the outside.
    • The boy started to scream, not a yell of pain but a high-pitched shriek of panic that reminded me of a rabbit's death throes, which reminded me that I was hungry.
    • Now maybe it'll go away - It let out a high-pitched shriek and Robyn screamed, now fully awake.

intransitive verb

  • to shriek with pain
    gritar de dolor
    to shriek with laughter
    reírse histéricamente
    to shriek at somebody
    gritarle or chillarle a alguien
    stop shrieking at me!
    ¡no me chilles!
    Example sentences
    • Chehl tried to get free, shrieking in pain and terror, but he couldn't break loose.
    • I shrieked with laughter, which is what you do with Rosemary, for her own contagious laugh is as big as she is.
    • Sadie shrieked with laughter, and looked up to the sky.

transitive verb

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