|1.||[ verb ] utter a sudden loud cry|
|Synonyms:||call yell shout cry holler squall shout_out hollo|
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
|Related terms:||utter squawk squeak howl shriek whoop hurrah halloo hollo exclaim call_out exclaim call cry cry bellow yelling screamer|
|2.||[ noun ] sharp piercing cry|
|Synonyms:||shriek screaming shrieking screech screeching|
"her screaming attracted the neighbors"
|Related terms:||cry shout squeak|
|3.||[ verb ] utter or declare in a very loud voice|
"You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
|Related terms:||shout roarer screamer|
|4.||[ noun ] a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry|
|Synonyms:||screech shriek screeching screaming shrieking shreiking|
"he ducked at the screechings of shells" "he heard the scream of the brakes"
|Related terms:||noise squawk|
|5.||[ verb ] make a loud, piercing sound|
"Fighter planes are screaming through the skies"
|Related terms:||make_noise screech|
|6.||[ noun ] a joke that seems extremely funny|
|Synonyms:||sidesplitter howler thigh-slapper wow riot belly_laugh|
|Related terms:||joke roar|