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Scream vs. Screamo

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Screamnoun

A loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, especially horror, fear, excitement; it may comprise a word or a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound.

Screamonoun

(music) A genre of aggressive lo-fi guitar-driven music with predominantly screaming vocals, while preserving structural aspects of the emocore/hardcore emo genres of the early 1990's.

Screamnoun

(music) A form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.

Screamonoun

(music) A genre of guitar driven music sometimes referred to as posthardcore, combining late 1990's emo indie rock with interludes of screaming vocals, often accompanied by hardcore or metalcore guitar riffs.

Screamnoun

(informal) Used as an intensifier

‘We had a real scream of a time at the beach.’;

Screamonoun

(music) Any punk rock inspired music that involves screaming vocals, typically referring to the genres described above as well as certain subgenres of hardcore punk.

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Screamnoun

(printers' slang) exclamation mark

Screamo

Screamo (also referred to as skramz) is an aggressive subgenre of emo that emerged in the early 1990s, emphasizing . It was pioneered by San Diego bands Heroin and Antioch Arrow and developed in the late 1990s mainly by bands from the East Coast of the United States such as Orchid, Funeral Diner, Saetia, and Pg.

‘willfully experimental dissonance and dynamics’;

Screamverb

To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.

Screamverb

To move quickly; to race.

‘''He almost hit a pole, the way he came screaming down the hill.’;

Screamverb

To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.

‘I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry.’; ‘And scream thyself as none e'er screamed before.’;

Screamnoun

A sharp, shrill cry, uttered suddenly, as in terror or in pain; a shriek; a screech.

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Screamnoun

sharp piercing cry;

‘her screaming attracted the neighbors’;

Screamnoun

a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry;

‘he ducked at the screechings of shells’; ‘he heard the scream of the brakes’;

Screamnoun

a joke that seems extremely funny

Screamverb

utter a sudden loud cry;

‘she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle’; ‘I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me’;

Screamverb

utter or declare in a very loud voice;

‘You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine’;

Screamverb

make a loud, piercing sound;

‘Fighter planes are screaming through the skies’;

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