scream bloody murder

Definition of scream bloody murder

US, informal
:to scream, yell, or complain in a very loud or angry way
  • His political opponents screamed bloody murder when he was appointed to office.

Word by Word Definitions

scream play
  1. : to voice a sudden sharp loud cry

  2. : to produce harsh high tones

  3. : to make a noise resembling a scream

  1. : a loud sharp penetrating cry or noise

  2. : a very funny person or thing

bloody play
  1. : containing or made up of blood

  2. : of or contained in the blood

  3. : smeared or stained with blood

  1. : to make bloody or bloodred

  2. : harm, damage

  1. used as an intensive

murder play
  1. : the crime of unlawfully killing a person especially with malice aforethought

  2. : something very difficult or dangerous

  3. : something outrageous or blameworthy

  1. : to kill (a human being) unlawfully and with premeditated malice

  2. : to slaughter wantonly : slay

  3. : to put an end to


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