screaming (part of speech: verb)
shrill (part of speech: adjective)
ear-piercing, grating, screeching, jangling, hoarse, penetrating, creaky, rasping, raucous, squeaky, whistling, reedy, high-pitched, shrill, scraping, jarring, treble, harsh, scratching, shrieking, squealing, strident, whining, screaming, acute, piercing, cutting
- Old Miss Meibel, however, took with a deliberate air a pinch of snuff out of her porcelain pug and gave her opinion that 'such impudent caterwauling was not singing; singing should be low and melodious. - "Weird Tales. Vol. I", E. T. A. Hoffmann.
- I'd undertake, while he is caterwauling away with the young gal, to knock that young sprig of an officer overboard. - "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.
- His guess was good and fortune served him well, for the tabby flying caterwauling through the air alighted almost exactly in front of Deede Dawson on top of a small bush. - "The Bittermeads Mystery", E. R. Punshon.