screaming meemies


screaming mee·​mies -ˈmē-mēz How to pronounce screaming meemies (audio)
plural in form but singular in construction
: nervous hysteria : jitters

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of screaming meemies was in 1942

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“Screaming meemies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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