screaming-meemies

screaming-meemies

[skree-ming-mee-meez]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Informal.
extreme nervousness; hysteria (usually preceded by the ).

Origin:
1925–30; reduplication with alteration of screaming; see -y2, -s3

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and screaming-meamies
  1. n.
    the willies—a mental breakdown. : They sent Bart away with the screaming-meemies.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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