screaming

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • /ˈskrɨːmɪŋ/

Verb[edit]

screaming

  1. present participle of scream

Adjective[edit]

screaming (comparative more screaming, superlative most screaming)

  1. Loud, sharp, and piercing to the ear.
  2. Obvious; distinct.
  3. (LGBT, slang) Effeminate, flamboyant or otherwise obviously gay.
    Did you see that guy at the bar? Screaming!

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Noun[edit]

screaming (plural screamings)

  1. A scream.
    • 1875, John Lothrop Motley, The Life and Death of John of Barneveld Advocate of Holland
      The hissings and screamings of the vulgar against him as he moved forward on his stedfast course he heeded less than those of geese on a common.

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