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Overview of noun scream

The noun scream has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching

(sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors")

2. (1) screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming

(a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes")

3. belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot

(a joke that seems extremely funny)

Overview of verb scream

The verb scream has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (25) shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

(utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me")

2. (2) yell, scream

(utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell

3. (1) scream

(make a loud, piercing sound; "Fighter planes are screaming through the skies") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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