But she slipped through the door anyway, screaming for help when the storm door in front of her was locked.
If any performer could understand what it was like to be adored by millions of screaming women, it was Frank Sinatra.
The night was filled with sounds of screaming and grief and singing.
Nobody goes to their caucus unless they have been dragged, kicking and screaming, by a well-oiled campaign GOTV effort.
He's screaming a word over and over again, punctuated with each breath: sa'aduna, sa'aduna, sa'aduna.
He went through the still-open airlock doors and out into the screaming night.
It seemed as if nothing could exist in that blazing, screaming hell.
She darted down from heaven into the air like some falcon sailing on his broad wings and screaming.
Wat's voice was shrill in the land, yelling, exhorting, screaming.
The women were all screaming, wailing, weeping and fainting.
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.
drag someone kicking and screaming into the twenty-first century