- 1. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation
- usage: sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
- 2. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming, noise
- usage: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
- 1. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall, utter, emit, let out, let loose
- usage: utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
- 2. yell, scream, shout
- usage: utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
- 3. scream, make noise, resound, noise
- usage: make a loud, piercing sound; "Fighter planes are screaming through the skies"
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- 1. screaming(prenominal), intense (vs. mild)
- usage: so extremely intense as to evoke screams; "in screaming agony"; "a screaming rage"
- 2. screaming(prenominal), sensational (vs. unsensational)
- usage: resembling a scream in effect; "screaming headlines"; "screaming colors and designs"
- 3. hilarious, screaming(prenominal), uproarious, humorous (vs. humorless), humourous
- usage: marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter; "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"
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