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Webster 1913 Edition


Screaming

Scream′ing

,
Adj.
1.
Uttering screams; shrieking.
2.
Having the nature of a scream; like a scream; shrill; sharp.
The fearful matrons raise a
screaming
cry.
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Screaming

SCRE'AMING

,
ppr.
Uttering suddenly a sharp shrill cry; crying with a shrill voice.

SCRE'AMING

,
Noun.
The act of crying out with a shriek of terror or agony.

Definition 2022


screaming

screaming

English

Verb

screaming

  1. present participle of scream

Adjective

screaming (comparative more screaming, superlative most screaming)

  1. Loud, sharp, and piercing to the ear.
  2. Obvious; distinct.
  3. (LGBT, slang) Effeminate, flamboyant or otherwise obviously gay.
    Did you see that guy at the bar? Screaming!

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