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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We started the calendar by putting together a montage of us all screaming our heads off - which was actually a lot of fun.
We're back on top, and we're about to run down the roller coaster at full speed, screaming our heads off.
Imagine adults at Newcastle Arena standing on seats, jumping up and down, screaming our heads off and waving our arms like lunatics to welcome our heroes.
Singer Una said: "We are very excited about being in the top spot and we were screaming our heads off yesterday but you can't count your chickens.