Nouns (12)

screeching, screech, shrieking, shriek, screaming, scream
n. sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
screaming, scream, shrieking, shriek, screeching, screech
n. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"

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Adjectives (7)

shrieking, screaming
adj. emitting or resembling loud piercing sounds like screams: "a screaming fury of sound"; "shrieking winds"
screaming, uproarious, hilarious
adj. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter; "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"
screaming
adj. so extremely intense as to evoke screams; "in screaming agony"; "a screaming rage"
screaming
adj. resembling a scream in effect; "screaming headlines"; "screaming colors and designs"

Fuzzynyms (19)

yell, cry
n. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
Solomon Bellow, Saul Bellow, Bellow
n. United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
sparkly, scintillating, frothy, effervescent, bubbling
adj. marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
hysterical
adj. marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion; "hysterical laughter"; "a mob of hysterical vigilantes"
frolicky, sportive, rollicking, frolicsome, coltish
adj. given to merry frolicking; "frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes"
high-spirited, exuberant, ebullient
adj. joyously unrestrained

Synonyms (47)

cackly, squawky
adj. like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg
guttural, croaky
adj. like the sounds of frogs and crows; "a guttural voice"; "acres of guttural frogs"
jarring
adj. making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
scratchy, rough, raspy, rasping, gravelly, grating
adj. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
husky, hoarse, gruff
adj. deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
jangly, jangling
adj. like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; "cowboys with jangling spurs"
shrill
adj. of colors that are bright and gaudy; "a shrill turquoise"
strident, raucous
adj. unpleasantly loud and harsh
splitting, ripping, rending
adj. resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"
witty
adj. combining clever conception and facetious expression; "his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"
slapstick
adj. characterized by horseplay and physical action; "slapstick style of humor"
zany, clownlike, clownish, buffoonish
adj. like a clown; "a buffoonish walk"; "a clownish face"; "a zany sense of humor"
funny
adj. experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
waggish
adj. witty or joking; "Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"- James Fenimore Cooper
pawky
adj. cunning and sly; "the pawky rich old lady who incessantly scores off her parasitical descendants"- Punch
ridiculous, ludicrous, farcical
adj. broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"
Gilbertian
adj. wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas; "a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"- T.C.Worsley
sidesplitting, killing
adj. very funny; "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"
joking, jocular, jocose, jesting
adj. characterized by jokes and good humor
merry, mirthful
adj. arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"
seriocomical, seriocomic
adj. mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating; "a seriocomic novel"
tragicomical, tragicomic
adj. having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics; "her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad

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