scream n.(orig. US)
1. [1900s–20s] an urgent message.
2. [1900s] (US) speechifying, propaganda.
3. [1900s–50s] someone considered excellent, attractive.
4. [1900s–20s] a success.
5. [1920s] the act of informing on or betraying a criminal accomplice.
6. [1920s+] a fuss.
7. [1920s+] a good time.
8. [1930s+] a complaint, esp. against criminal activities or to the police.
9. [1930s+] an alarm, a hue and cry.
10. [1980s+] an appeal against conviction or sentence.
SE in slang uses
see under sheet n.
1. [1950s] (UK Und.) at the highest estimate.
2. [1980s] (US black) with total commitment, no holds barred.
[1920s] a person; usu. as a term of address.