sing out

phrasal verb

sang out or sung out; sung out; singing out; sings out
: to say or shout something loudly
If you need any help, just sing out.
The children sang out "good morning" to the teacher.
The crowd sang out insults.
: to sing something loudly
The singer stopped and the crowd sang out the rest of the chorus.

Examples of sing out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Elliott’s playing is both muscular and refined; his delicate astral harmonics at the outset sang out an important early starting point. Luke Shulze, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Aug. 2023 The force and the rebellion was one thing, but above all else were these beautiful melodies, sung out of the throat of a dove. Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, 31 July 2023 And the moments when the company sings out the show’s themes (the difficulties of time and the importance of making the most of it) leave the audience too little to glean for themselves. David Benedict, Variety, 9 June 2023 Creaking backs will straighten, some buttons will groan, and purposeful fire will find a home in the eyes of these veterans as the trumpet sings out. Luther Ray Abel, National Review, 28 May 2023

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“Sing out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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