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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SO, your boat has sunk, you've been floundering in the waves, you're screaming your head off in a panic attack, and suddenly you realise the man flying you to hospital is your future king.
Kate said: "There's a lot to be said about the cathartic value of screaming your head off and portraying sheer dread and terror .
In four days I went on the excellent Thunder Mountain - where you career out of control down the rocky mountain track while screaming your head off - TEN times.