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  Definition of shout
  1. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  2. use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
Similar Words: cry, outcry, call, yell, vociferation, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, exclaim, cry out, call out, shout out, scream, holler, hollo, squall

 

See Also: call out, exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry

 

Hyponyms: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl, blue murder, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry, halloo, hoot, hosanna, noise, scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, whoop, war cry, war whoop, rallying cry, battle cry, yelling, shouting, yodel, boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, snort, bird, slang, vilify, revile, vituperate, rail, curse, gee, yell, holler out, thunder, bawl, hurrah, shrill, pipe up, pipe, howl, ululate, wail, yawl, squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh

 

Grouped Verbs: call out, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall, exclaim, cry out, outcry

 

Derivational Morphology: exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout out, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall, outshout, abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification, abuser, maltreater, vociferation, exclamation, exclaiming, roarer, bawler, bellower, screamer, screecher, shouter, yeller, bellow, bellowing, holla, hollering, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, yelling, shouting

 

Anagrams: South, south

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Danish: råbe  
Dutch: schreeuwen   Finnish: huutaa  
French: crier   German: schreien  
Hungarian: kiálta   Ido: klamar  
Italian: gridare   Japanese: 叫ぶ  
Korean: 소리치다   Portuguese: gritar  
Russian: кричать   Spanish: gritar  
Swahili: kupiga kilele   Swedish: skrika  
Telugu: అరుచు  
 
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