scream bloody murder

Syn: scream blue murder

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  • scream bloody murder — scream (or yell) bloody (or Brit. blue) murder informal scream loudly due to pain or fright; make an extravagant and noisy protest she had tripped and was screaming bloody murder * * * scream bloody murder (US) (or Brit scream blue murder)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scream bloody murder — {v. phr.}, {informal} To yell or protest as strongly as one can. * /When the thief grabbed her purse, the woman screamed bloody murder./ * /When the city doubled property taxes, home owners screamed bloody murder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scream bloody murder — {v. phr.}, {informal} To yell or protest as strongly as one can. * /When the thief grabbed her purse, the woman screamed bloody murder./ * /When the city doubled property taxes, home owners screamed bloody murder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scream bloody murder — If you scream bloody murder, you protest loudly and angrily, or scream in fear …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • scream bloody murder — to shout or to complain very loudly. Sometimes the baby screams bloody murder when we give her a bath. I m so frustrated with the telephone company, I want to scream bloody murder. Usage notes: sometimes holler bloody murder and yell bloody… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Scream Bloody Murder — Infobox Film name = Scream Bloody Murder caption = director = Marc B. Ray producer = Marc B. Ray writer = Larry Alexander Marc B. Ray narrator = starring = Fred Holbert Leigh Mitchell Marlena Lustik Robert Knox music = Don Bagley Rockwell… …   Wikipedia

  • scream bloody murder — tv. to scream very loudly; to complain or protest loudly. □ She screams bloody murder every time I get near her. □ Those guys scream bloody murder long before they’re hurt …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • scream\ bloody\ murder — v. phr. informal To yell or protest as strongly as one can. When the thief grabbed her purse, the woman screamed bloody murder. When the city doubled property taxes, home owners screamed bloody murder. See: cry bloody murder …   Словарь американских идиом

  • scream blue murder — see under blue1 ● murder * * * scream blue murder british informal phrase to shout or protest very loudly because you are very angry or feeling a lot of pain She screamed blue murder when they tried to give her the injection. Thesaurus: to shout… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scream blue murder — British, American & Australian, informal, American & Australian, informal to shout or to complain very loudly. Readers screamed blue murder when the price of their daily paper went up. Someone took the child s ice cream away and he started… …   New idioms dictionary

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