piercing scream

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piercing scream

An extremely loud and shrill scream or shriek. Her piercing screams could be heard for miles around. He let out a piercing scream as the knife plunged into his thigh.
See also: piercing, scream

piercing scream

Fig. a very loud and shrill scream. Suddenly, there was a piercing scream from the next room. Bob heard Susan's piercing scream and ran to help her.
See also: piercing, scream