scream out

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scream out

1. To utter a very loud, fierce, or piercing cry, shriek, or shout. She screamed out in pain as the car rolled over her foot. We were left screaming out in frustration at the news.
2. To shriek or shout something very loudly or fiercely. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scream" and "out." The search party moved through the woods, screaming out the missing girl's name. The prisoner screamed his innocence out as he was dragged away from the court room.
See also: out, scream

scream something out

to say something in a very loud voice. She screamed his name out for everyone to hear. Liz screamed out the winner's name.
See also: out, scream
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Meanwhile, the fire service are screaming out for cash to ward off an impending crisis.
Time for our politicians to stop squabbling over the height of tower proposals and give Liverpool the leadership the city is screaming out for.
The form of several of the runners looks tied up but it is Temple Place who has been screaming out for the step up in trip which he gets today.
Andrew Button, divisional librarian, said: This is what young people in Atherstone are screaming out for."