Scream Definition

skrēm
screamed, screaming, screams
verb
screamed, screaming, screams
To utter a shrill, loud, piercing cry in fright, pain, etc.
Webster's New World
To make or move with a shrill, piercing sound.
Webster's New World
To bring into a specified state by screaming.
To scream oneself hoarse.
Webster's New World
To utter with or as with a scream or screams.
Webster's New World
To laugh loudly or hysterically.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
whisperbe-quiet
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noun
screams
A sharp, piercing cry; shriek.
Webster's New World
Any shrill, piercing sound.
Webster's New World
A person or thing considered hilariously funny.
Webster's New World

A loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, usually horror, fear, excitement et cetera. Can be the exclamation of a word, but is usually a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound, particularly /æ/ or /i/.

Wiktionary
(music) A form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.
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Other Word Forms of Scream

Noun

Singular:
scream
Plural:
screams

Origin of Scream

  • shreamen (compare Old Norwegian skræma). Related to shriek, skrike. Cognate with West Frisian skrieme (to weep), German schreien (Schrei)

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English screamen possibly of Scandinavian origin Old Norse scræma

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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