Despite their protective plywood embrace, the windows, walls, and doors began to scream.
They were convinced that she had been there because she described the scream.
De la Renta was a confident thoroughbred, never needing to scream for attention.
They load a mummified man, with his face contorted into a scream, onto a medical stretcher.
Whereas “The scream” seems to have become famous and iconic precisely because it speaks so directly and simply.
She felt that if she did not speak very quietly indeed she should scream.
When he found that he was held, Johnny was simply too mad to scream.
A great many people have never heard the scream of an eagle.
Lady Augusta did fly out—with a scream, and a start from her seat.
Gladys turns and flees off with a scream; the Play-play fades.
late 12c., scræmen, of uncertain origin, similar to words in Scandinavian, Dutch, German, and Flemish (cf. Old Norse skræma "to terrify, scare," Swedish scrana "to scream," Dutch schreijen "cry aloud, shriek," Old High German scrian, German schreien "to cry"). Related: Screamed; screaming. Screaming meemies is World War I army slang, originally a soldiers' name for a type of German artillery shell that made a loud noise in flight (from French woman's name Mimi), extended to the battle fatigue caused by long exposure to enemy fire.
mid-15c., from scream (v.).
And (as they say) lamentings heard i' th' Ayre; Strange Schreemes of Death. ["Macbeth," II.iii.61]Shakespeare's spelling probably reflects "sk-" as spelled in words from Latin (e.g. school); he also has schreene for screen. Slang meaning "something that evokes a cry of laughter" is 1888; screamer in this sense is from 1831.