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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingnoun

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

  2. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screamingadjective

    a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

    "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"

  3. screaming(a)adjective

    so extremely intense as to evoke screams

    "in screaming agony"; "a screaming rage"

  4. screaming(a)adjective

    resembling a scream in effect

    "screaming headlines"; "screaming colors and designs"

  5. hilarious, screaming(a), uproariousadjective

    marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

    "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"

Wiktionary

  1. screamingadjective

    Loud, sharp, and piercing to the ear.

  2. screamingadjective

    Obvious; distinct.

  3. screamingadjective

    Effeminate, flamboyant or otherwise obviously gay.

    Did you see that guy at the bar? Screaming!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Screaming

    of Scream

  2. Screamingadjective

    uttering screams; shrieking

  3. Screamingadjective

    having the nature of a scream; like a scream; shrill; sharp

Freebase

  1. Screaming

    Screaming is a vocal technique that is most popular in subgenres of heavy metal, and is also used in some genres of punk and industrial. While intensity, pitch, and characteristics vary from vocalist to vocalist, screamed vocals generally accompany heavy music, and are associated with more aggressive musical themes or styles.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of screaming in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of screaming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of screaming in a Sentence

  1. Cap Peterson:

    I think everyone would like to see more of the spectacular things you used to see in baseball : the base stealing, the arguments with the umpire, people screaming,' throw the bums out,'.

  2. Richard Aylmer-Hall:

    Hall said he didn't believe anyone was injured by the actual device. It was an absolutely packed, rush-hour District Line train from Wimbledon to Edgware Road. I saw crying women, there was lots of shouting and screaming, there was a bit of a crush on the stairs going down to the streets.

  3. Michael Sussman:

    We went out in the streets and children were screaming and crying, devastation everywhere.

  4. Doug Jones:

    It’s important to play up the racial hatred as the genesis of this crime so people are reminded what hate can really do in our society, people need to understand that hate is more than screaming at people and racial slurs. It kills.

  5. Shameem Noor:

    We heard a big sound, then three or four people fell on the street, people were running and screaming.

Images & Illustrations of screaming

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