Associations to the word «Scream»


SCREAM, noun. 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/.
SCREAM, noun. (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.
SCREAM, noun. (informal) Used as an intensifier
SCREAM, noun. (printers' slang) exclamation mark
SCREAM, verb. To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.
SCREAM, verb. To move quickly; to race.
SCREAM BLOODY MURDER, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To scream loudly in fear, pain, etc.
SCREAM BLOODY MURDER, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To protest loudly or angrily.
SCREAM BLUE MURDER, verb. (idiomatic) To protest loudly or angrily.
SCREAM LOUDEST, verb. (idiomatic) To complain or speak up with more intensity than others, especially in relation to a trivial matter.
SCREAM ONE'S HEAD OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To scream out to one's full capacity
SCREAM QUEEN, noun. (informal) An actress who appears in many horror films.
SCREAM QUEENS, noun. Plural of scream queen

Dictionary definition

SCREAM, noun. Sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors".
SCREAM, noun. A high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes".
SCREAM, noun. A joke that seems extremely funny.
SCREAM, verb. 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".
SCREAM, verb. Utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine".
SCREAM, verb. Make a loud, piercing sound; "Fighter planes are screaming through the skies".

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.