Scream



verb (used without object)
1.
to utter a loud, sharp, piercing cry.
2.
to emit a shrill, piercing sound:
The sirens and whistles screamed.
3.
to laugh immoderately or uncontrollably:
The comedian had the audience screaming.
4.
to shout or speak shrilly, especially with harsh or exaggerated words:
They screamed across the back fence.
5.
to play or sing in a high, loud, harsh manner.
6.
to be conspicuous or startling:
That red dress really screams.
verb (used with object)
7.
to utter with or as if with a scream or screams.
8.
to make by screaming:
to scream oneself hoarse.
noun
9.
a loud, sharp, piercing cry:
Her scream frightened off the burglar.
10.
a shrill, piercing sound:
the scream of the tires as the car rounded the curve.
11.
Informal. someone or something that is hilariously funny:
The movie was a scream.
noun
1.
a painting (1937) by Edvard Munch.
verb
1.
to utter or emit (a sharp piercing cry or similar sound or sounds), esp as of fear, pain, etc
2.
(intransitive) to laugh wildly
3.
(intransitive) to speak, shout, or behave in a wild or impassioned manner
4.
(transitive) to bring (oneself) into a specified state by screaming: she screamed herself hoarse
5.
(intransitive) to be extremely conspicuous: these orange curtains scream, you need more restful colours in a bedroom
noun
6.
a sharp piercing cry or sound, esp one denoting fear or pain
7.
(informal) a person or thing that causes great amusement

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