: so striking or conspicuous as to attract notice as if by screaming <screaming headlines> <dressed in screaming red>
: so funny as to provoke screams of laughter <a screaming farce>
: extremely fast or powerful <a screaming line drive>
— scream·ing·ly adverb
Examples of SCREAMING
- The room's walls were painted in a screaming yellow.
- a screaming need for reform
- The batter hit a screaming line drive right at the shortstop.
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