There are 2 translations of scream in Spanish:

scream1

Pronunciation: /skriːm/

n

  • 1.1 (loud cry) grito (m), chillido (m); (louder) alarido (m) a scream of terror un grito or un alarido de terror screams of laughter carcajadas (fpl), risotadas (fpl) the scream of the seagulls el chillido de las gaviotas
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    • A low rumbling and high-pitched scream of an animal came from somewhere out in the fog.
    • He grabbed it around the neck and the animal let out a scream of fear.
    • Alain cupped his ears as the creature's high pitched scream shattered every window pane in the room.
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    • Then the world was reduced to a maddening thrum frequently pierced by the high-pitched scream of generators.
    • They weren't really alarms; they were more like high-pitched whistles or screams.
    • From the hallway, the high-pitched screams of the heart monitor could be clearly heard and it resonated in Lucas' ears.
    1.2 (sth, sb funny) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) she's a real scream ¡es graciosísima!, ¡es un caso!, ¡es un plato! (CS) [familiar/colloquial] it was a scream when she fell estuvo divertidísimo or fue para morirse de risa cuando se cayó, fue un plato cuando se cayó (CS) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Some of the perfunctory descriptions they offer of the movies they sell on DVD are a scream.
    • According to my sources, the movie, titled In The Closet, is a real scream.

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adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of scream in Spanish:

scream2

vi

  • [person] gritar, chillar; [baby] llorar a gritos, berrear; [wind] [literario/literary], aullar* let go of me or I'll scream suéltame o me pongo a gritar or a chillar [literario/literary] to scream with pain/fear gritar de dolor/de miedo they were screaming with laughter se estaban riendo a carcajadas she screamed with laughter soltó una risotada to scream at sb gritarle a algn she screamed at him to get out of the way le gritó para que se apartara those yellow walls really scream at you esas paredes amarillas hacen daño a la vista or son terriblemente chillonas the headline screamed (out) at her el titular inmediatamente atrajo su atenciónto scream for sth he screamed for help gritó pidiendo ayuda she was screaming (out) for attention pedía atención a gritos, clamaba por atención
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    • The victim's older brother recalled seeing his brother in the garden seconds before he heard him screaming in pain.
    • I went outside and phoned all our friends and family, and came back to the ward to hear your mother screaming with pain.
    • I screamed when the pain began then bit my bottom lip refusing to scream again.
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    • The sirens screamed even louder as the ambulance had arrived.
    • The loud sirens screamed through the quiet night lighting up everything in its path.
    • There are firetrucks and ambulances everywhere, sirens screaming.

vt

  • [insult] gritar, soltar*; [command] dar* a voces or a gritos they screamed abuse at him lo insultaron a voz en cuello she screamed out his name gritó su nombre to scream sth at sb gritarle algo a algn the headlines screamed: general mobilization los titulares anunciaban en grandes caracteres: movilización general to scream oneself hoarse gritar hasta enronquecer
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    • There are the odd occasions where they shout and scream abuse and are taken off to Westlea Police Station.
    • He was driven to Harrogate police station screaming abuse throughout the journey.
    • If most of your weekends are spent watching the footy and screaming instructions and abuse at the players on TV, then why not put your vast football knowledge to better use.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.