verb \ˈshat\

: to say (something) very loudly

: to make a sudden, loud cry

Full Definition of SHOUT

intransitive verb
:  to utter a sudden loud cry
:  to command attention as if by shouting <a quality that shouts from good novels — John Gardner>
transitive verb
:  to utter in a loud voice
:  to cause to be, come, or stop by or as if by shouting <shouted himself hoarse> <the proponents shouted down the opposition>
shout·er noun

Examples of SHOUT

  1. There's no need to shout at me.
  2. <well-wishers shouted to departing passengers from the dock>

Origin of SHOUT

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century



: a sudden, loud cry

: a person's turn to buy drinks

Full Definition of SHOUT

:  a loud cry or call

Examples of SHOUT

  1. <I gave a sudden shout of surprise when the shower abruptly turned ice-cold.>

First Known Use of SHOUT

14th century


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