screaming-meemies

[ skree-ming-mee-meez ]
/ ˈskri mɪŋˈmi miz /

noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Informal.

extreme nervousness; hysteria (usually preceded by the).

Nearby words

  1. scream bloody murder,
  2. scream therapy,
  3. scream, the,
  4. screamer,
  5. screaming,
  6. screamingly,
  7. screamo,
  8. scree,
  9. screech,
  10. screech owl

Origin of screaming-meemies

1925–30; reduplication with alteration of screaming; see -y2, -s3

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