boldly striking or startling:
screaming colors; screaming headlines.
causing hilarious laughter; extremely funny:
a screaming farce.
the act or sound of a person or thing that screams.
verb (used without object)
to utter a loud, sharp, piercing cry.
to emit a shrill, piercing sound:
The sirens and whistles screamed.
to laugh immoderately or uncontrollably:
The comedian had the audience screaming.
to shout or speak shrilly, especially with harsh or exaggerated words:
They screamed across the back fence.
to play or sing in a high, loud, harsh manner.
to be conspicuous or startling:
That red dress really screams.
verb (used with object)
to utter with or as if with a scream or screams.
to make by screaming:
to scream oneself hoarse.
a loud, sharp, piercing cry:
Her scream frightened off the burglar.
a shrill, piercing sound:
the scream of the tires as the car rounded the curve.
Informal. someone or something that is hilariously funny:
The movie was a scream.
to utter or emit (a sharp piercing cry or similar sound or sounds), esp as of fear, pain, etc
(intransitive) to laugh wildly
(intransitive) to speak, shout, or behave in a wild or impassioned manner
(transitive) to bring (oneself) into a specified state by screaming: she screamed herself hoarse
(intransitive) to be extremely conspicuous: these orange curtains scream, you need more restful colours in a bedroom
a sharp piercing cry or sound, esp one denoting fear or pain
(informal) a person or thing that causes great amusement
- Screaming abdabs
plural noun See abdabs abdabs
[skree-ming-mee-meez] /ˈskri mɪŋˈmi miz/ noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Informal. 1. extreme nervousness; hysteria (usually preceded by the).
- Screaming tty
[Unix] A terminal line which spews an infinite number of random characters at the operating system. This can happen if the terminal is either disconnected or connected to a powered-off terminal but still enabled for login; misconfiguration, misimplementation, or simple bad luck can start such a terminal screaming. A screaming tty or two can seriously […]
noun 1. a form of emo music typically featuring screaming vocals (as modifier): a screamo band