shouting distance

noun

Definition of shouting distance

  1. :  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>

1930

First Known Use of shouting distance

1930


SHOUTING DISTANCE Defined for English Language Learners

shouting distance

noun

Definition of shouting distance for English Language Learners

  • : a short distance



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