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  Definition of scream
  1. a joke that seems extremely funny
  2. sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
  3. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
  4. utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don''t have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
  5. 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"
  6. make a loud, piercing sound; "Fighter planes are screaming through the skies"
Similar Words: belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, wow, riot, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, yell, shout, shout out, cry, call, holler, hollo, squall

 

See Also: call out, exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, shout

 

Hyponyms: hollo, hurrah, halloo, whoop, shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe, howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screech

 

Grouped Verbs: call, exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout

 

Derivational Morphology: roar, howl, squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screech, shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, holler, hollo, squall, squeak, creak, screamer, outcry, vociferation, roarer, bawler, bellower, screecher, shouter, yeller, bellow, bellowing, holla, hollering, holloa, roaring, yowl, screaming, shrieking, screeching, yelling, shouting

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 尖叫   Dutch: schreeuwen  
Finnish: huutaa   French: crier  
German: schreien   Hungarian: kiálta  
Italian: gridare   Japanese: 悲鳴  
Korean: 소리지르다   Norwegian: skrike  
Portuguese: gritar   Russian: кричать  
Spanish: gritar   Swedish: skrika  
 
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