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a person or thing that screams.
Informal. something or someone causing screams of excitement, laughter, or the like.
Printing Slang. an exclamation point.

a sensational headline.
banner (def 7).
Compare scarehead.

Baseball Slang. an extremely hard-hit line drive.
Ornithology. any of several South American birds of the family Anhimidae, having a harsh, trumpeting call.
a person or thing that screams
any goose-like aquatic bird, such as Chauna torquata (crested screamer), of the family Anhimidae of tropical and subtropical South America: order Anseriformes (ducks, geese, etc)
someone or something that raises screams of laughter or astonishment
(US & Canadian, slang) a sensational headline
(Austral, slang)

a person or thing that is excellent of its kind
See two-pot screamer


An extension of Common Lisp providing nondeterministic backtracking and constraint programming.
[Isn’t all backtracking nondeterministic by definition?]


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