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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. Erin Austin:

    She came out and walked directly up to my daughter and asked to see the permit, she's not a loud kid. She's not screaming. The men on the street selling parking passes are louder than her.

  2. Richard Blumenthal:

    He would be screaming to the world,' I am guilty !' And he would so undermine the credibility of his office that it would be a disaster for the nation, it would very possibly be an obstruction of justice because he would be misusing that power to protect himself as a target of that investigation.

  3. Breonna Taylor:

    Paul recalled how he, his wife and two others were trying to make it back to their hotel when they were swarmed. Fox Friends were shouting threats to us to kills us, to hurt us but theyre also saying, shouting, Say Her Name. Breonna Taylor, you couldnt reason with this mob, but Im actually the author of the Breonna Taylor law to end no-knock raids, so the irony is lost on these idiots that theyre trying to kill the person whos actually trying to get rid of no-knock raids. They were shouting and screaming really these people were unhinged.

  4. Elissa Slotkin:

    I remember being with a bunch of senior leaders in November, screaming my head off about the price of gas in November and being patted on my head and saying like,' Don't worry, we got to get through Christmas and it'll be better in 2022,' i don't think that we have a great sense of where this is going.

  5. Ben Carson:

    My energy levels are perfectly fine, as I've said many times, there have been many times where I've operated 12, 15, 20 hours, and that requires a lot of energy. Doesn't require a lot of jumping up and down and screaming, but it does require a lot of concentration.

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