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yell

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of yell

  1. a loud vocal expression of strong emotion <the crowd gave a yell of approval> Synonyms cry, holler, hoot, howl, whoop, shout, yowlRelated Words ejaculation, interjection; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeak, squeal, yelp; bawl, bellow, clamor, outcry, roar; caterwaul, plaint, wailNear Antonyms mumble, murmur, mutter; gasp, whimper, whisper


yell

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of yell

  1. 1 to cry out loudly and emotionally <yelled with fear when the speeding car veered onto the crowded sidewalk> Synonyms howl, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeal, yelp, screamRelated Words bay, caterwaul, keen, squawk, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; bawl, call, cry, holler, shout, thunder, vociferateNear Antonyms murmur, mutter, whisper

  2. 2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance <I yelled to the kids in the backyard that it was time to go home> Synonyms bawl, bay, bellow, cry, holler, hollo (or halloo also hallo), roar, shout, sound off, thunder, vociferate, callRelated Words crow, whoop; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squeak, squeal; caterwaul, howl, ululate, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; hail; speak out, speak upNear Antonyms breathe, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper


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