Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shrill and harsh, like a screech.
  • Given to screeching; screamy; loudmouthed: as, a screechy woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a screech; shrill and harsh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Describing a sound as resembling a screech, or given to screeching.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge

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Examples

  • Sciencebloggers were complaining about his general lack of substance and about his cult of personality amen chorus of adherents whom were dubbed the screechy monkeys.

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  • Sciencebloggers were complaining about his general lack of substance and about his cult of personality amen chorus of adherents whom were dubbed the screechy monkeys.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Sciencebloggers were complaining about his general lack of substance and about his cult of personality amen chorus of adherents whom were dubbed the screechy monkeys.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Which I think sometimes comes off as kind of screechy, but other times can be very soothing.

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  • Which I think sometimes comes off as kind of screechy, but other times can be very soothing.

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  • Last year, people moaned and complained week after week that Carly was "screechy" ...

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  • They'll never in a million years compromise with this White House, or the Senate Democrats for that matter, because any move in that direction will bring down the loud, screechy tweet wrath of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party who will neither accept nor support anyone who appears to be leaning in the direction of the Obama agenda.

    Bob Cesca: Angry Voters Choose Government Gridlock, Investigations and Shutdown

  • They'll never in a million years compromise with this White House, or the Senate Democrats for that matter, because any move in that direction will bring down the loud, screechy tweet wrath of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party who will neither accept nor support anyone who appears to be leaning in the direction of the Obama agenda.

    Bob Cesca: Angry Voters Choose Government Gridlock, Investigations and Shutdown

  • They'll never in a million years compromise with this White House, or the Senate Democrats for that matter, because any move in that direction will bring down the loud, screechy tweet wrath of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party who will neither accept nor support anyone who appears to be leaning in the direction of the Obama agenda.

    Bob Cesca: Angry Voters Choose Government Gridlock, Investigations and Shutdown

  • Van Horn sent Tambi below to bring up the small phonograph and run off the dozen or so scratchy, screechy records that had already been under the needle a thousand times.

    CHAPTER IX

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  • I think weirdnet's "having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge" is better than the Century's "2. Given to screeching; screamy; loudmouthed: as, a screechy woman."

    August 17, 2011

  • Also, what's with six-foot-six in the "same context" column?

    February 28, 2012

  • Insects have six feet and are sometimes screechy.

    February 29, 2012