Etymology
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screamer (n.)

1712, "one who or that which screams," agent noun from scream (v.). As a type of bird by 1773. By 1831 as "something excellent or exciting." In newspapers, "a large headline" (1890).

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Definitions of screamer

screamer (n.)
someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice;
Synonyms: roarer / bawler / bellower / screecher / shouter / yeller
screamer (n.)
a sensational newspaper headline;
screamer (n.)
gooselike aquatic bird of South America having a harsh trumpeting call;
screamer (n.)
a very hard hit ball;
Synonyms: scorcher
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