screaming meemies

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scream·ing mee·mies

 (skrē′mĭng mē′mēz)
pl.n. (Used with a sing. or pl. verb) Slang
An attack of nerves; the jitters.

[Expressive of nervousness.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.screaming meemies - extreme nervousnessscreaming meemies - extreme nervousness      
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
nerves, nervousness - an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"
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Original: "Having the screaming meemies is like having the heebie-jeebies.
But it wasn't the pull-out-the-stops, screaming meemies fit he usually throws when he gets a shot, said his father, Kirk Belch.