shout song

noun

Definition of shout song

: a strongly rhythmic religious song of the African American folk tradition that is characterized by responsive singing or shouting between leader and congregation

First Known Use of shout song

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Shout song.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shout%20song. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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