how to pronounce screaming


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The above transcription of screaming is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

screaming is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of screaming in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the ego starts screaming pain shuts down …”

meanings of screaming


  1. Effeminate, flamboyant or otherwise obviously gay.
  2. Loud, sharp, and piercing to the ear.
  3. Obvious; distinct.


  1. Present participle of scream.


  1. A scream.

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