"screams" in the noun sense
1. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching
sharp piercing cry
"her screaming attracted the neighbors"
2. 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
"screams" in the verb sense
1. 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. yell, scream
utter or declare in a very loud voice
"You don't have to yell
make a loud, piercing sound
"Fighter planes are screaming through the skies"
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