screamer

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

scream·er

noun \ˈskrē-mər\

: something that moves or works very quickly

: a person who tends to scream : a person who screams more often or more easily than most people

Full Definition of SCREAMER

1
:  one that screams
2
:  any of a small family (Anhimidae) of South American wetland birds having a large body, long legs, and spurred wings
3
:  a sensationally startling headline

Examples of SCREAMER

  1. The batter hit a screamer right at the shortstop.
  2. She kicked a screamer into the net.
  3. My last computer was pretty fast, but this one's a real screamer.
  4. Don't startle her—she's a screamer.

First Known Use of SCREAMER

1712

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