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Meaning of SCREAMER

Pronunciation:  'skreemur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  1. \Scream"er\, n.
    1. Something so remarkable as to provoke a scream, as of joy.
    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}.
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