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Is it idiomatic to say something like:

She was screaming in showers

I googled around for examples and couldn't find any but as long as the meaning is clear, it's good enough.

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    It's not idiomatic in British English. I don't know about other parts of the world. If I saw/heard that phrase I could probably guess the intended meaning, but I wouldn't be certain. – LukeH Nov 17 '15 at 10:19
  • Things can perhaps come down in showers, but one screams at the top of their lungs. – A.P. Nov 17 '15 at 10:19
  • The meaning is clear. Standard garden-variety metaphor. – JEL Nov 17 '15 at 10:26
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    Though not a particularly good metaphor. – Hot Licks Nov 17 '15 at 14:16
  • Screaming in showers? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psycho_%281960_film%29#The_shower_scene – LukeH Nov 17 '15 at 15:23
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Shower with the meaning you are suggesting, can be used in expressions like:

  • A fall of a group of objects, especially from the sky: a meteor shower; a shower of leaves.
  • An abundant flow; an outpouring: a shower of praise. (AHD)
  • "a shower of screams" would be understood but it is not a common idiomatic expressions. Large quantity applied to 'screaming' would normally be conveyed with expressions like 'at the top of one's voice' and 'for hours'.
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Definitely not idiomatic. But just wait because you never know when a pop-singer will use it in a hit single. Then all the kids will be using it.

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It indeed is not idiomatic.

Depending on context, you might want to consider any of the following expressions:

yell one's head off and yell one's guts out

: Fig. to yell loud and long. I was yelling my head off at the football game. Stop yelling your guts out and listen to me. The Free Dictionary

wail like a banshee

: scream shrilly, as in Terrified, she wailed like a banshee. In Irish folklore, a banshee is a spirit in the form of a wailing woman whose appearance is an omen that one member of a family will die. The simile dates from the late 1800s. AHD

[scream/yell] like mad/crazy

like crazy: Informal to an exceeding degree AHD

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