screaming

adjective scream·ing \ ˈskrē-miŋ \

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

screamingly

adverb

Examples of screaming in a Sentence

  1. The room's walls were painted in a screaming yellow.

  2. a screaming need for reform

  3. The batter hit a screaming line drive right at the shortstop.

First Known Use of screaming

1848

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SCREAMING Defined for English Language Learners

screaming

Definition of screaming for English Language Learners

  • : very noticeable and difficult to ignore

  • : very fast or powerful



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