Part of speech: verb

To utter in a loud, shrill voice; emit a piercing cry.

Part of speech: noun

A shrill, prolonged cry.

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Usage examples "scream":

  1. Then a sudden scream from the floor below startled her. - "Lavender and Old Lace", Myrtle Reed.
  2. Miss Jones, Phil and Madge were industriously turning the berths into beds when a sharp scream from Lillian, who was working in the kitchen, filled them with terror. - "Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
  3. Then she gave a little scream. - "Napoleon's Young Neighbor", Helen Leah Reed.