Definition of screaming
1 : so striking or conspicuous as to attract notice as if by screaming screaming headlines dressed in screaming red
2 : so funny as to provoke screams of laughter a screaming farce
3 : extremely fast or powerful a screaming line drive
Examples of screaming in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of screaming from the Web
The girls who play Matilda are all so wonderful and screaming abuses at them felt awful.
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First Known Use of screaming
SCREAMING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of screaming for English Language Learners
: very noticeable and difficult to ignore
: very fast or powerful
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