shouting distance


shouting distance

noun

: a short distance

Full Definition of SHOUTING DISTANCE

:  a short distance :  easy reach —usually used with within <lived within shouting distance of her cousins>

Examples of SHOUTING DISTANCE

  1. We live within shouting distance of my parents.
  2. <he's within shouting distance of being the winningest coach in college basketball history>

First Known Use of SHOUTING DISTANCE

1930

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