I. verb Etymology: Middle English scremen; akin to Middle Dutch schreem scream Date: 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. (1) to voice a sudden sharp loud cry (2) to produce harsh high tones b. to make a noise resembling a scream <
the siren screamed
c. to move with great rapidity 2. a. to speak or write with intense or hysterical emotion b. to protest, demand, or complain vehemently c. to laugh hysterically 3. to produce a vivid startling effect transitive verb to utter with or as if with a scream II. noun Date: 1605 1. a loud sharp penetrating cry or noise 2. a very funny person or thing

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