Which verb fits better ?
The football team is (shouting, yelling, screaming, shrieking) with joy after they have won the World Championship.
Jun 16, 2015 2:41 PM
Answers · 5
I agree with Tom that 'shrieking' doesn't work here.
Shrieking is one of those sexist words which is nearly always applied to women. It suggests a shrill, unpleasant sound.
June 16, 2015
Hi Iris, good question.
I would say all are possible, depending on how you want to describe it. I would say that "shrieking" would be the least common here, as it is often a more high-pitched sound with negative connotations.
Well done. Tom