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Correct spelling:
scream
Definition:
skr[= e]m, v.i. to cry out with a shrill cry, as in fear or pain: to shriek.-- n. a shrill, sudden cry, as in fear or pain: a shriek.-- n. SCREAM'ER, one who screams: a genus of South American birds about the size of the turkey, with loud, harsh cry: ( U.S. slang) a bouncer.-- SCREAMING FARCE, one highly ludicrous. [ Scand., Ice. skræma, Sw. skrämma, to fear; cf. Screech, Shriek.]

Synonyms:

noun
alarm
horn, trumpet, tip off, Soss, horns, Maydays.
belly laugh
howler, thigh-slapper, howlers, rib tickler, good one.
communication
scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking.
cry
caw, ejaculation, groan, meow, moo, nicker, rallying cry, song, whine, whinny, Mewling, Whinnies, caws, meows, moos, nickers, yoo-hoo.
hurrah
whoop.
laugh loudly
roar.
outcry
cry, holler, howl, screech, shriek, wail, yell, yelp, high-pitched shout.
person or thing that is very funny
card, character, comedian, comedienne, comic, entertainer, guffaw, hoot, joker, laugh, panic, riot, sensation, sidesplitter, wit.
rallying cry
call arms.
scream
belly laugh, call, cry, holler, hollo, howler, riot, screaming, screech, screeching, shout out, shriek, shrieking, sidesplitter, squall, thigh-slapper, wow, yell.
shrillness
acuteness, caterwaul, harshness, highness, hoarseness, piercing, scratchiness, screech, sharpness, shrillness, squeal, stridency, whistle, creakiness, raucousness, reediness.
ululation
ululation.
yowl
mewl, mewls.
noun, verb
yowl
Mewled.
verb
communication
scream, yell.
cry
bawl, call, cheer, clamor, cry, exclaim, groan, growl, holler, howl, moan, shout, shriek, whoop, yell.
cry out
bawl, bellow, blare, caterwaul, jar, roar, screak, shout, shrill, squeal, voice, yip, yowl, sing out.
perception
scream.
scream
creak, rasp, squeak, whine.
Examples of usage:
  1. Then they saw a sight which brought a scream from both their lips. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  2. Hoddan heard Fani scream angrily and he and Thal went swiftly to see. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  3. He caught a look of pure terror in her eyes, and for a moment he thought she might scream. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  4. After that there was complete silence, which to my thinking was worse even than the scream. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  5. There was a scream as they entered, followed by an exclamation in English. – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty

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