Scream and Yell


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Scream verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Usage example: we screamed when the roller coaster began its 30-foot plunge

Yell is a synonym for scream in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Yell" instead the word "Scream" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like rage, sound, caution, clamour. dated substitute
Nearby Words: screaming, screamer, screamed, screamingly, screamy
Synonyms for Scream


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Yell noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: the crowd gave a yell of approval

Scream is a synonym for yell in activity topic. You can use "Scream" instead the word "Yell" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as rage, clamour, cry, vociferate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: yelled, yelling
Synonyms for Yell

How words are described

human human scream human yell
good good scream good yell
high high scream high yell
long long scream long yell
Other adjectives: loud, painful, piercing, huge, little, infamous, horrible, mechanical, pained, startled, random, last, agonized, creepy, muffled, panicked, high-pitched, pitched, blood-curdling, iconic.

Common collocations

sense scream sense yell sense
word scream word yell word
name scream name yell name
line scream line yell line
Other nouns: time, fact, words, fuck, eyes, times, names, lines, obscenities, commands.

Both words in one sentence

  • A man's yell/scream begins and continues for an unnaturally long time, fading in and out and occasionally becoming ragged.
  • Wrestling / Scott Steiner Used to Be a Sweet Kid: While definitely no kid in the truest sense during his WWF run as one-half of the Steiner Brothers, he wasn't the type to scream or yell.
  • Hollywood Drowning They are too busy struggling for air to yell or scream, nor can they control their arms enough to wave or signal for help.
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