scream verb definition in Fear topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Fear topic
[intransitive, transitive] to give a loud, high cry, because you are hurt, frightened, excited, etc. He covered her mouth to stop her from screaming. scream in/with something The kids were screaming with excitement. scream out (in/with something) People ran for the exits, screaming out in terror. scream yourself + adj. The baby was screaming itself hoarse.