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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 of yell cry, holler, hoot, howl, whoop, shout, yowlWords Related to yell ejaculation, interjection; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeak, squeal, yelp; bawl, bellow, clamor, outcry, roar; caterwaul, plaint, wailNear Antonyms of yell 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 of yell howl, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, squeal, yelp, screamWords Related to yell bay, caterwaul, keen, squawk, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; bawl, call, cry, holler, shout, thunder, vociferateNear Antonyms of yell 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 of yell bawl, bay, bellow, cry, holler, hollo (or halloo also hallo), roar, shout, sound off, thunder, vociferate, callWords Related to yell crow, whoop; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squeak, squeal; caterwaul, howl, ululate, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; hail; speak out, speak upNear Antonyms of yell breathe, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper



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