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1shout

verb \ˈshat\

: to say (something) very loudly

: to make a sudden, loud cry

Full Definition of SHOUT

intransitive verb
1
:  to utter a sudden loud cry
2
:  to command attention as if by shouting <a quality that shouts from good novels — John Gardner>
transitive verb
1
:  to utter in a loud voice
2
:  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
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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

2shout

noun

: 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
SHOUTER Defined for Kids

1shout

verb \ˈshat\
shout·edshout·ing

Definition of SHOUT for Kids

1
:  to make a sudden loud cry <We shouted with joy.>
2
:  to say in a loud voice <I shouted a warning.>

Synonym Discussion of SHOUT

shout, shriek, and screech mean to utter a loud cry. shout means any kind of loud cry meant to be heard either far away or above other noise. <We shouted to them across the river.> shriek means a high-pitched cry that is a sign of strong feeling. <The children shrieked with excitement.> screech means an extended shriek that is usually without words and very harsh and unpleasant. <The cats fought and screeched.>

2shout

noun

Definition of SHOUT for Kids

:  a sudden loud cry <a shout of surprise>

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