Search Result for "screaming":
1. sharp piercing cry;
- Example: "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
[syn: scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching]
2. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry;
- Example: "he ducked at the screechings of shells"
- Example: "he heard the scream of the brakes"
[syn: screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming]
1. so extremely intense as to evoke screams;
- Example: "in screaming agony"
- Example: "a screaming rage"
2. resembling a scream in effect;
- Example: "screaming headlines"
- Example: "screaming colors and designs"
3. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter;
- Example: "hilarious broad comedy"
- Example: "a screaming farce"
- Example: "uproarious stories"
[syn: hilarious, screaming(a), uproarious]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Screaming \Scream"ing\, a. 1. Uttering screams; shrieking. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the nature of a scream; like a scream; shrill; sharp. [1913 Webster] The fearful matrons raise a screaming cry. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Scream \Scream\ (skr[=e]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Screamed (skr[=e]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Screaming.] [Icel. skraema to scare, terrify; akin to Sw. skr[aum]ma, Dan. skraemme. Cf. Screech.] To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech. [1913 Webster] I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And scream thyself as none e'er screamed before. --Pope. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
64 Moby Thesaurus words for "screaming": absurd, amusing, bawling, bizarre, blatant, blinding, boanergean, brawling, brazen, brazenfaced, clamorous, clamoursome, colorful, crude, crying, droll, eccentric, extravagant, flagrant, flaring, flashy, flaunting, funny, garish, gaudy, glaring, gorgeous, hilarious, humorous, incongruous, laughable, loud, loudmouthed, ludicrous, lurid, meretricious, noisy, obstreperous, obtrusive, openmouthed, overbright, priceless, quaint, quizzical, raw, rich, ridiculous, risible, sensational, shameless, shouting, shrieking, spectacular, tawdry, vociferant, vociferating, vociferous, vulgar, whimsical, witty, yammering, yapping, yelling, yelping