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screaming

[ skree-ming ]
/ ˈskri mɪŋ /
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Definition of screaming

adjective
characterized by a shrill cry or piercing sound; uttering or emitting screams.
boldly striking or startling: screaming colors; screaming headlines.
causing hilarious laughter; extremely funny: a screaming farce.
noun
the act or sound of a person or thing that screams.
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Origin of screaming

1350–1400; Middle English (gerund); see scream, -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM screaming

scream·ing·ly, adverb
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