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scream

1. noun, informal An extremely funny or amusing person or thing. My Uncle Fred has always been such a scream. Whenever he comes to visit, we spend the whole time laughing. Everyone said the movie was funny, but I didn't expect it to be such a scream!
2. verb, informal To display or indicate the characteristics of (something) in a very patent, obvious, or unsubtle manner. All his over-the-top romantic gestures just scream "desperate," don't you think? They chose to decorate the new café with all sorts of oddball trinkets that scream "trendy." The jacket just screamed "Aunt Mary" from the moment I laid eyes on it, so I knew I had to get it for you!
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scream

1. n. someone or something very funny. (Usually a scream.) The joke Tom told was really a scream.
2. n. ice cream. (Collegiate.) How about a nice big dish of scream?
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Tabak claimed he used only "moderate" force when he strangled Jo, 25, after she screamed twice at her flat in Bristol.