[ verb ] utter a sudden loud cry
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
Used in print(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
Mrs._Lincoln screamed .
Mrs._Lincoln screamed again .(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
The rhinos would panic , screaming ' Help ' !
- if that can be screamed in their language '' .
[ noun ] sharp piercing cry
"her screaming attracted the neighbors"
Used in print(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
With shout and slow dance , with tears and song , with scream and contortion , the corner group was beset by hysteria and shivering , wailing , shouting , possession of something that seemed like an alien and outside force .(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
There was no mistaking that scream .
Yet this scream had a different note in it .(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
He thought_of Simms_Purdew , who once had risen at the edge of a cornfield , a maniacal scream on his lips , and swung a clubbed musket like a flail to beat down the swirl of Rebel bayonets about him .