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Synonyms for screaming

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  1. screamingadjective

    shrieking, screeching

  2. screamingadjective

    Loud, sharp, and piercing to the ear.

    screeching, shrieking

  3. screamingadjective

    Obvious; distinct.

    screeching, shrieking

  4. screamingadjective

    Effeminate, flamboyant or otherwise obviously gay.

    Did you see that guy at the bar? Screaming!

    screeching, shrieking

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingnoun

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

    belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, screech, shriek, scream, shrieking, riot, screeching, wow, thigh-slapper

    unsensational, humourless, humorless, mild, unhumorous

  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"

    thigh-slapper, belly laugh, scream, howler, screech, shriek, shrieking, riot, screeching, wow, sidesplitter

    humorless, unhumorous, mild, unsensational, humourless

  3. screaming(a)adjective

    so extremely intense as to evoke screams

    "in screaming agony"; "a screaming rage"

    mild, humourless, unsensational, unhumorous, humorless

  4. screaming(a)adjective

    resembling a scream in effect

    "screaming headlines"; "screaming colors and designs"

    unhumorous, unsensational, mild, humorless, humourless

  5. hilarious, screaming(a), uproariousadjective

    marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

    "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"

    mild, humourless, humorless, unsensational, unhumorous

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  1. Francesca Mancuso:

    It was a huge ball of fire, a massive ball of fire, we heard people screaming ‘Help!’ and we ran over to see if there was anything we could do. But it was impossible.

  2. Brian Johnson:

    She was screaming,' Everyone pray, everyone pray. Oh, my God, my baby, someone threw him over the edge,'.

  3. Alexander Mullings:

    My voice is hoarse. I was screaming, ‘Ahhhhhh!'.

  4. Vianey Kombi:

    It hurts when I walk past the school where I was teaching, and the children who recognize me start screaming in my direction: Ebola, Ebola, we have all been accused of receiving money to say that we had Ebola.

  5. Tracy Heu:

    I heard (the shooter) screaming, 'Ow,' and then two more gunshots.

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