Definitions for scream

Definitions for (noun) scream

Main entry: thigh-slapper, scream, sidesplitter, howler, riot, belly laugh, wow

Definition: a joke that seems extremely funny

Main entry: shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming, screech, screeching

Definition: sharp piercing cry

Usage: her screaming attracted the neighbors

Main entry: scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking

Definition: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

Usage: he ducked at the screechings of shells; he heard the scream of the brakes

Definitions for (verb) scream

Main entry: scream, yell

Definition: utter or declare in a very loud voice

Usage: You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine

Main entry: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry

Definition: utter a sudden loud cry

Usage: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Main entry: scream

Definition: make a loud, piercing sound

Usage: Fighter planes are screaming through the skies

Visual thesaurus for scream