scream for

scream for (something)

1. To demand something by shrieking or shouting very loudly. The toddler screamed for more chocolate. The protestors gathered outside city hall, screaming for the mayor to repeal the controversial legislation.
2. By extension, to have or display an extremely high demand or desire for something; to clamor for something. The movie is so enthralling that it will leave you screaming for more. Fans have been screaming for news about the popular TV series for months.
See also: for, scream
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scream for something

to yell or shriek for something. The teenage audience applauded and screamed for more. The children said they were screaming for ice cream.
See also: for, scream
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
He would scream for water until he got it, and then throw cup and all on the floor and scream for more.
"With all the sounds, odours and backdrops, you would only expect to find on a Hollywood movie set, this unique and creative horror attraction will prove to be a scream for young and old alike."
Thanks to the new Deluxe Stop Screaming Kit from, parrot owners can train their birds not to scream for attention in as little as 3 days using harmless light.
The Scream for sale was created in 1885 and is the only version with a frame hand-painted by Munch which includes a poem explaining his inspiration for the piece.
LIFE'S a scream for mum-of-two Jill Drake whose world-beating shriek has earned her a trip to America launch a white-knuckle ride.
All children aged under 16 in Coventry would have to scream for five days, 14 hours and 26 minutes to light up Highfield Road stadium for afootball match.
Research carried out by Powergen scientists discovered all the children in Birmingham would have to scream for five days, 14 hours and 26 minutes to light up Villa Park Stadium for an entire football match.
The movie was my one and only chance to scream for 14 hours a day for the eight days it took to film my part of the action.'
Another actress with a new love in her life is Friend star Courtney Cox, 33, who has swapped one male co-starin her movie Scream for another.