Definition of Shreek

1. to utter a scream [v -ED, -ING, -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shreek

shranks
shrapnel
shrapnels
shred
shredcook
shreddable
shredded
shredder
shredders
shreddier
shreddies
shredding
shreddy
shredless
shreds
shreek (current term)
shreeked
shreeking
shreeks
shreik
shreiked
shreiking
shreiks
shrew mole
shreward
shrewards
shrewd
shrewder
shrewdest

Literary usage of Shreek

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"7» SHRIEK, (shreek)».n. To cry out inarticulately with anguish or horrour ; to scream. SHRIEK, (shreek) ni An inarticulate cry office or jurisdiction of a ..."

2. The Struggles (social, Financial and Political) of Petroleum V. Nasby [pseud by David Ross Locke (1872)
"... Pogram nose and general cast uv countenance to an alarmin degree, and — " Ther wuz a piercin shreek heard, and Mrs. Pogram was carried out ..."

3. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language by John Walker (1819)
"A mouse of which the bite was generally supposed venom- To SHRIEK, shreek. vn 275. To cry out ia- SHRIEK,shreek. vn 275. ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"ut occluso stillat ab igro liquor," doth Cupid's fire provoke tears from a true Lover's eys, } The mighty Mars did oft for Venus shreek, ..."

5. The Lancet (1842)
"A case is recorded in which the sali» arj (fit- charge continued for three weeks. (Ко*'» Magazin., 23, 578.) See also shreek (quoted by Wibmer, Wirk. d. ..."

6. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"7» SHRIEK, (shreek)».n. To cry out inarticulately with anguish or horrour ; to scream. SHRIEK, (shreek) ni An inarticulate cry office or jurisdiction of a ..."

7. The Struggles (social, Financial and Political) of Petroleum V. Nasby [pseud by David Ross Locke (1872)
"... Pogram nose and general cast uv countenance to an alarmin degree, and — " Ther wuz a piercin shreek heard, and Mrs. Pogram was carried out ..."

8. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language by John Walker (1819)
"A mouse of which the bite was generally supposed venom- To SHRIEK, shreek. vn 275. To cry out ia- SHRIEK,shreek. vn 275. ..."

9. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"ut occluso stillat ab igro liquor," doth Cupid's fire provoke tears from a true Lover's eys, } The mighty Mars did oft for Venus shreek, ..."

10. The Lancet (1842)
"A case is recorded in which the sali» arj (fit- charge continued for three weeks. (Ко*'» Magazin., 23, 578.) See also shreek (quoted by Wibmer, Wirk. d. ..."

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