Once inside, she testified, Karger began to kick her repeatedly, and she screamed.
The protestors surrounded it and screamed at the policemen inside.
The look was subtle, sweet and screamed “au natural”—even though she paid $75 for the topper.
I nearly shot her in the face, but she screamed and the sound held me back.
Certainly there was nothing about his appearance that screamed “Star!”
"It is where Cinderella's glass slippers are," screamed Win.
The mother, suddenly awakened, groaned and screamed, so that it was fearful to hear her.
They screamed as if escaping death; they resisted as if some one were flaying them.
Extremists on both sides of the Jordan screamed with indignation.
Do you recall, Mrs. Glavis, whether she screamed long, or whether it was brief?
late 12c., scræmen, of uncertain origin, similar to words in Scandinavian, Dutch, German, and Flemish (cf. Old Norse skræma "to terrify, scare," Swedish scrana "to scream," Dutch schreijen "cry aloud, shriek," Old High German scrian, German schreien "to cry"). Related: Screamed; screaming. Screaming meemies is World War I army slang, originally a soldiers' name for a type of German artillery shell that made a loud noise in flight (from French woman's name Mimi), extended to the battle fatigue caused by long exposure to enemy fire.
mid-15c., from scream (v.).
And (as they say) lamentings heard i' th' Ayre; Strange Schreemes of Death. ["Macbeth," II.iii.61]Shakespeare's spelling probably reflects "sk-" as spelled in words from Latin (e.g. school); he also has schreene for screen. Slang meaning "something that evokes a cry of laughter" is 1888; screamer in this sense is from 1831.