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screamer

1. n. a newspaper headline. Did you see the screamer in the paper today? “The King Died.”
2. n. an exclamation point. (Printing.) Clean up this copy. There are too many screamers. Looks like junior high stuff.
3. n. anything challenging. What a horrible assignment I got. A classic screamer.
4. n. someone or something very exciting or attention getting. This guy is a real screamer! Wait’ll you meet him.
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Screamer scratched her kneecap again and said nothing.
I was particularly fascinated as to how the name Screamer Wood came about.
The Screamer is a low-cost, high-altitude deployable autonomous airdrop system used for accurate positioning of critical re-supply and sustainment payloads.
Beale Screamer is apparently angry that he/she, under Microsoft's DRM protection, can't make copies of purchased audio files for playback on other devices.
New Delhi [India], Feb 2 ( ANI ): Bollywood star Anushka Sharma has shared the second screamer of her upcoming horror mystery film 'Pari'.
A complaint against Screamer Telecoms has been referred by ICASA to the Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) in August 2011, saying the company used radio equipment to send and receive radio signals without having a radio frequency spectrum licence for a period of almost four years.
Man of the Match Harry Bulmer hit a screamer to put Norton ahead but Town came back to take the lead early in the second half.
SKIPPER Zishen W ang's 30-yard screamer secured a 3-2 victory over AC Milan for the Chinese arm of the official supporters club last weekend in a prestigious fan club tournament held in China.
GARYNAY SMITH aims to bag another screamer against Iceland to haul Scotland off the rocks.
He looks like one too, although he's not a screamer like a Dick Butkus.
Greg Halford scored a 30-yard screamer in the 56th minute to double the home side's advantage and Chris Iwelumo also netted with a shot from 20 yards five minutes later.
PAUL CARBERRY, praised to the hilt by Michael Hourigan for his patient winning ride on The Screamer in the Smithwicks Beer Handicap Hurdle at Listowel last month, will be in direct opposition to Hourigan's mare when he partners Laurel View for Noel Meade in the Newenham Mulligan Novice Hurdle at Limerick today, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Torquay, who completed their eighth win in nine games, made it 3-0 when leading scorer David Graham hit a screamer from 16 yards for his 16th goal of the season in the second-half.
What they wouldn't know is that the Accord EX is an absolute screamer.
Rob Surtees put Sebastopol 1-0 up but Wayne Rowlands levelled with a 35-yard screamer that went in via the Sebastopol 'keeper after rebounding off the bar.