shouting distance

noun
|Updated on: 1 May 2018

Definition of shouting distance

: a short distance : easy reach usually used with within
  • lived within shouting distance of her cousins

Examples of shouting distance in a Sentence

  1. We live within shouting distance of my parents.

  2. he's within shouting distance of being the winningest coach in college basketball history

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First Known Use of shouting distance

1930

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SHOUTING DISTANCE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of shouting distance for English Language Learners

  • : a short distance



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