scream (

     n 1: sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
          [syn: screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching]
     2: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at
        the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the
        brakes" [syn: screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking,
     3: a joke that seems extremely funny [syn: belly laugh, sidesplitter,
         howler, thigh-slapper, wow, riot]
     v 1: 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" [syn: shout, {shout
          out}, cry, call, yell, holler, hollo, squall]
     2: utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to
        yell--I can hear you just fine" [syn: yell]
     3: make a loud, piercing sound; "Fighter planes are screaming
        through the skies"