scream·​ing | \ ˈskrē-miŋ How to pronounce screaming (audio) \

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

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Other Words from screaming

screamingly adverb

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.
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First Known Use of screaming

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of screaming was in 1848

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English Language Learners Definition of screaming

: very noticeable and difficult to ignore
US : very fast or powerful

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