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

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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