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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. Richard Malas:

    I remember coming over the bike. I remember landing on my head and flipping on my side and my leg flipped up, hit me in the face and didn’t go back down on its own, i remember screaming, ‘My leg it’s broke! It’s broke!’.

  2. Tim Arthur:

    At first I thought he was screaming out of joy, and then I looked at him and saw the shark.

  3. Tammy Godwin:

    My mom ... called my house phone. When I picked up the phone she was screaming, and she said, 'Your father is dead.'.

  4. Eugene Pugliese:

    She kept screaming,' My baby !' so I went back in and found a young girl who was unconscious, i didn't see her ever again after that, but I always wondered about her.

  5. Nancy Comeau-Drisdelle:

    She’s yelling and she’s pointing at the door, and I realize Leeland’s not with her, all of the sudden, I ’m upstairs and I hear her screaming like bloody murder.

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