Synonyms of scream
1 cryDictionary • If I hear one more joke about my hair, I shall scream.
cry • `You're under arrest!' he cried.
yell • He was out there shouting and yelling.
shriek • She shrieked and leapt from the bed.
bellow • He bellowed the information into the telephone.
screech • She was screeching at them.
squeal • Jennifer squealed with delight and hugged me.
bawl • They were shouting and bawling at each other.
howl • The baby was howling for her 3am feed.
holler (informal) • He hollered for help.
yelp • wrenching my ankle so hard that I yelped in pain
sing out • 'See you,' Jeff sang out.
2 thunderDictionary • an airforce jet screamed over the town
thunder • the sound of the guns thundering in the fog
rumble • Thunder rumbled over the Downs.
screech • The car wheels screeched.
1 cryDictionary • Hilda let out a scream.
cry • Her brother gave a cry of recognition.
yell • He let out a yell.
howl • a howl of rage
wail • Wails of grief were heard as visitors filed past the site of the disaster.
outcry • There was a public outcry from those opposed to abortion.
yelp • She gave a yelp of pain.
2 screechDictionary • the scream of brakes
screech • The figure gave a screech.
squeal • At that moment there was a squeal of brakes.
shriek • a shriek of joy
3 laughDictionary (informal) • He's a scream, isn't he?
laugh (informal) • He was a good laugh and great to have in the dressing room.
riot (slang) • It was a riot when I introduced my two cousins!
comic • At that time he was still a penniless, unknown comic.
wit • a man who fancied himself as a great wit
comedian • After a career as a comedian, he turned to serious drama.
wag • My dad's always been a bit of a wag.
joker • He is, by nature, a joker, a witty man with a sense of fun.
hoot (informal) • He's a hoot, a real character.
dag (New Zealand, informal) • He does all these great impersonations - he's such a dag.
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bawlIf you bawl, you shout in a very loud voice, for example because you are angry or you want people to hear you.
• They were shouting and bawling at each other.
raise your voice,
raise your voice,
bellowIf someone bellows, they shout angrily in a loud, deep voice.
• He bellowed the information into the telephone.
clashIf one colour or style clashes with another, the colours or styles look ugly together. You can also say that two colours or styles clash.
• The red door clashed with the pink walls.
Thesaurus for scream from the Collins English Thesaurus
to utter or emit (a sharp piercing cry or similar sound or sounds), esp as of fear, pain, etc