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 in a sentence
The batter hit a screamer right at the shortstop.
She kicked a screamer into the net.
My last computer was pretty fast, but this one's a real screamer.
Don't startle her—she's a screamer.
First Known Use of screamer
SCREAMER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of screamer for English Language Learners
: 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
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