how to pronounce scream /ˈskɹiːm/
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scream is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of scream in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… no one can hear you scream or the …”
meanings of scream noun: A loud vocalisation of many animals, especially in response to pain or fear. A form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer. Used as an intensifier. A loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, especially horror, fear, excitement, or anger; it may comprise a word or a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound. Exclamation mark. verb: To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, shout outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to screech, to shriek. (intransitive, figuratively). To move quickly; to race. To be very indicative of; clearly having the characteristics of. words with pronunciation similar to scream words that rhyme with scream Did this page help you?