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    scream

    scream - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scream

    Definition
    (noun) sharp piercing cry
    Example Sentence
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
    Definition
    (noun) a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    Example Sentence
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
    Definition
    (noun) a joke that seems extremely funny Definition
    (verb) utter a sudden loud cry
    Synonyms : call , cry , holler , hollo , shout , shout out , squall , yell
    Example Sentence
    • she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
    • I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me
    Definition
    (verb) utter or declare in a very loud voice
    Synonyms : yell
    Example Sentence
    • You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine
    Definition
    (verb) make a loud, piercing sound
    Example Sentence
    • Fighter planes are screaming through the skies
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