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shout

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verb \ˈshau̇t\

Definition of shout

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to utter a sudden loud cry

  3. 2 :  to command attention as if by shouting a quality that shouts from good novels — John Gardner

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to utter in a loud voice

  6. 2 :  to cause to be, come, or stop by or as if by shouting shouted himself hoarse the proponents shouted down the opposition

shouter

noun

Examples of shout in a Sentence

  1. There's no need to shout at me.

  2. well-wishers shouted to departing passengers from the dock

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Origin and Etymology of shout

Middle English


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shout

noun

Definition of shout

  1. :  a loud cry or call

Examples of shout in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of shout

14th century



SHOUT Defined for English Language Learners

shout

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verb

Definition of shout for English Language Learners

  • : to say (something) very loudly

  • : to make a sudden, loud cry

shout

noun

Definition of shout for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden, loud cry

  • : a person's turn to buy drinks


SHOUT Defined for Kids

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shout

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verb \ˈshau̇t\

Definition of shout for Students

shouted

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shouting

  1. 1 :  to make a sudden loud cry We shouted with joy.

  2. 2 :  to say in a loud voice I shouted a warning.


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shout

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noun

Definition of shout for Students

  1. :  a sudden loud cry a shout of surprise



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