HyperDic: scream

English > 6 senses of the word scream:
VERBcommunicationscream, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, holler, hollo, squallutter a sudden loud cry
communicationscream, yellutter or declare in a very loud voice
perceptionscreammake a loud, piercing sound
NOUNcommunicationscream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingsharp piercing cry
eventscream, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, screaminga high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
communicationscream, belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, wow, riota joke that seems extremely funny
scream > pronunciation
Soundsskriy'm
Rhymesacademe ... upstream: 40 rhymes with iym...
English > scream: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningsharp piercing cry.
Example"her screaming attracted the neighbors"
Synonymsscreaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching
Broadercry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationA loud utterance
Spanishalarido, aullido, aullidos, chillido, grito agudo, grito
Catalanesgarip, xiscle
Verbsscreamutter a sudden loud cry
English > scream: 6 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA high-pitched noise resembling a human cry.
Example "he heard the scream of the brakes"
Synonymsscreech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, screaming
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishchirrido
Catalangrinyol, xerric
Verbsscreammake a loud, piercing sound
English > scream: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA joke that seems extremely funny.
Synonymsbelly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, wow, riot
Broaderjoke, gag, laugh, jest, japeA humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
English > scream: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter a sudden loud cry.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue scream
Synonymsshout, shout out, cry, call, yell, holler, hollo, squall
Narrowerhallooshout 'halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention
hollocry hollo
howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaupemit long loud cries
hurrahshout 'hurrah!'
shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipeUtter a shrill cry
squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screechUtter a harsh abrupt scream
whoopshout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Similar tocallUtter in a loud voice or announce
exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shoutUtter aloud
Spanishchillar, clamar, gritar, llamar, pregonar, vocear, vociferar
Catalanbaladrejar, clamar, cridar, pregonar, vociferar
Nounsscream, screamingsharp piercing cry
screamergooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call
English > scream: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUtter or declare in a very loud voice.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymyell
Broadershoututter in a loud voice
Spanishaullar, gritar, vociferar
Catalancridar, ganyolar, udolar, ulular
Nounsscreamergooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call
screamera sensational newspaper headline
English > scream: 6 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningmake a loud, piercing sound.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelYou can hear animals scream in the meadows; The meadows scream with animals
Example"Fighter planes are screaming through the skies"
Broadermake noise, resound, noiseemit a noise
Nounsscream, screaminga high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

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