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Meaning of SCREAMER

Pronunciation:  'skreemur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a very hard hit ball
  2. [n]  gooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call
  3. [n]  a sensational newspaper headline
  4. [n]  someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
 

SCREAMER is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: bawler, bellower, roarer, scorcher, screecher, shouter, yeller
 
 See Also: Anhima cornuta, Anhimidae, communicator, crested screamer, crier, family Anhimidae, headline, hit, hitting, horned screamer, newspaper headline, striking, water bird, waterbird, waterfowl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Scream"er\, n.
    1. Something so remarkable as to provoke a scream, as of joy.
       [Slang]
    
    2. An exclamation mark. [Printer's Slang]
    
    
  2. \Scream"er\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    Any one of three species of South American birds constituting
    the family {Anhimid[ae]}, and the suborder {Palamede[ae]}.
    They have two spines on each wing, and the head is either
    crested or horned. They are easily tamed, and then serve as
    guardians for other poultry. The crested screamers, or
    chajas, belong to the genus {Chauna}. The horned screamer, or
    kamichi, is {Palamedea cornuta}.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

An extension of common lisp providing nondeterministic backtracking and constraint programming.

 

 

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