Meaning of screamer


Pronunciation: (skrē'mur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that screams.
  2. something or someone causing screams of excitement, laughter, or the like.
  3. an exclamation point.
    1. a sensational headline.
    2. banner (def. 7). Cf.scarehead.
  4. an extremely hard-hit line drive.
  5. any of several South American birds of the family Anhimidae, having a harsh, trumpeting call. Cf.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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