About The Word Shout

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Shout Meaning & Definition
Shout Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Shout?

[n] a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
[v] use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
[v] utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
[v] utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
[v] utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Shout: abuse | blackguard | call | call out | clapperclaw | cry | cry | cry out | exclaim | outcry | outcry | vociferation | yell

Related Terms | Find terms related to Shout:

See Also | assail | assault | attack | battle cry | bawl | bellow | bellow | bellowing | bird | blue murder | boo | Bronx cheer | catcall | clamor | clamoring | clamour | clamouring | curse | emit | express | gee | give tongue to | halloo | halloo | hiss | holla | holler | holler out | hollering | hollo | holloa | hoot | hosanna | howl | hue and cry | hurrah | lash out | let loose | let out | mouth | pipe | pipe up | rail | rallying cry | raspberry | razzing | revile | roar | roar | roaring | round | screak | scream | screaming | screech | screech | screeching | shouting | shriek | shriek | shrieking | shrill | skreak | skreigh | slang | snipe | snort | speak | squawk | talk | thunder | ululate | utter | utterance | verbalise | verbalize | vilify | vituperate | vocalization | wail | war cry | war whoop | whoop | whoop | yawl | yelling | yodel | yowl

Shout In Webster's Dictionary

\Shout\, v. i. To entertain with refreshments or the like gratuitously; to treat. [Slang, Australia & U. S.]
\Shout\, v. t. To treat (one) to something; also, to give (something) by way of treating. [Slang, Australia & U. S.]
\Shout\, n. A gratuitous entertainment, with refreshments or the like; a treat. [Slang, Australia & U. S.]
\Shout\ (shout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shouting}.] [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. sk[=u]ta, sk[=u]ti, a taunt.] To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc. Shouting of the men and women eke. --Chaucer. They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for? --Shak. {To shout at}, to utter shouts at; to deride or revile with shouts.
\Shout\, v. t. 1. To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name. 2. To treat with shouts or clamor. --Bp. Hall.
\Shout\, n. A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage. The Rhodians, seeing the enemy turn their backs, gave a great shout in derision. --Knolles.

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