screamer









screamer


noun

  1. a person or thing that screams.
  2. Informal. something or someone causing screams of excitement, laughter, or the like.
  3. Printing Slang. an exclamation point.
  4. Journalism.
    1. a sensational headline.
    2. banner(def 7).Compare scarehead.
  5. Baseball Slang. an extremely hard-hit line drive.
  6. Ornithology. any of several South American birds of the family Anhimidae, having a harsh, trumpeting call.

noun

  1. a person or thing that screams
  2. any goose-like aquatic bird, such as Chauna torquata (crested screamer), of the family Anhimidae of tropical and subtropical South America: order Anseriformes (ducks, geese, etc)
  3. someone or something that raises screams of laughter or astonishment
  4. US and Canadian slang a sensational headline
  5. Australian slang
    1. a person or thing that is excellent of its kind
    2. See two-pot screamer

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