scream (one's) head off

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scream (one's) head off

To scream or yell very loudly and lengthily. Suzy screamed her head off when I told her she couldn't have an ice cream cone. The stadium was packed with fans screaming their heads off for the popular band. Don't bother listening to the crazies who stand on street corners and scream their heads off at passersby.
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scream, shout, etc. your ˈhead off

(informal) scream, shout, etc. a lot and very loudly: She screamed her head off when I jumped out at her.
See also: head, off
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In just a couple of telecasts, we were 'treated' to such cautionary spectacles as an ice-hockey player being physically attacked and mauled by an irate sports fan (of the other team); a stand-up comedian being similarly assaulted by a nonfan who wasn't at all amused by his feeble attempts at 'humor,' and a man on a roller-coaster who was supposed to be enjoying its thrills and chills-but just screamed his head off in total terror for the entire ride
Kuwait Airways said it had re-confirmed the search, saying in a statement on Saturday that the luggage pieces of all passengers on flight 561 bound for Jordan were re-inspected after a rowdy passenger screamed his head off in a threatening manner.
In a press statement, the company said it had re-inspected the luggage of all passengers on flight 561 bound for Jordan after a rowdy passenger screamed his head off in a threatening manner.
He's a bit of a baby as well so has screamed his head off, and we've carried him off the track, but he's absolutely fine now.