scream blue murder

Definition of scream blue murder

British, informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

screamplay
  1. :  to voice a sudden sharp loud cry

    :  to produce harsh high tones

    :  to make a noise resembling a scream

  1. :  a loud sharp penetrating cry or noise

    :  a very funny person or thing

blueplay
  1. :  of the color whose hue is that of the clear sky :  of the color blue (see 2blue 1)

    :  bluish

    :  discolored by or as if by bruising

  1. :  a color whose hue is that of the clear sky or that of the portion of the color spectrum lying between green and violet

    :  a pigment or dye that colors blue

    :  bluing

  1. :  to make blue (see 1blue)

    :  to turn blue

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

    :  something very difficult or dangerous

    :  something outrageous or blameworthy

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

    :  to slaughter wantonly :  slay

    :  to put an end to


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