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To make a high sound

beep

verb

if a piece of electronic equipment beeps, it makes a short high sound or several short high sounds

bleep

verb

if a piece of electronic equipment bleeps, it makes a short high sound or several short high sounds

chime

verb

to make a high ringing sound like a bell or set of bells

chink

verb

to make a high ringing sound when knocked together, or to make something do this

click

verb

to make a short sound like the sound when you press a switch

clink

verb

to make the short high sound of glass or metal objects hitting each other, or to cause objects to make this sound

creak

verb

if something creaks, especially something wooden, it makes a high noise when it moves or when you put weight on it

keen

verb

to make a long high sound expressing pain or sadness

mewl

verb

if an animal or child mewls, it cries with a soft high sound

peep

verb

to make a short quiet high sound

ping

verb

to make a short high sound like the sound of a small bell

pipe

verb

to make a very high sound, or to speak in a very high voice

scream

verb

to make a very loud high noise

screech

verb

to make a loud, high, and unpleasant noise

screech

verb

to move making a loud, high, and unpleasant noise

skirl

verb

to make a high sound

squeak

verb

to make a short, high noise

squeal

verb

to make a long high sound

tinkle

verb

to make a high ringing sound, or to make something ring with a high sound

wail

verb

to make a long high sound

wheeze

verb

something that wheezes makes a high sound, as though a lot of air is being pushed through it

whine

verb

if something whines, it makes a high loud sound

whistle

verb

to make a high sound by forcing air through your mouth in order to get someone’s attention, or to show that you like or dislike something

whistle

verb

if a machine, train, or boat whistles, a piece of equipment on it makes a loud high sound

whistle

verb

if the wind whistles around or through a place, it makes a high sound because it is blowing strongly

yelp

verb

to make a short loud high sound, usually because you are excited, angry, or in pain

zing

verb

to make a quiet high sound

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