Definition of Shout

1. Noun. A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition. "The speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"




2. Verb. Utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking). "Sam and Sue shout"; "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
Specialized synonyms: Scream, Yell, Holler, Holler Out, Roar, Thunder, Bawl, Bellow
Generic synonyms: Mouth, Speak, Talk, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize
Derivative terms: Shouter
Antonyms: Whisper

3. Verb. Utter a sudden loud cry. "Sam and Sue shout"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

4. Verb. Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy. "They shout that there was a traffic accident "; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
Exact synonyms: Call Out, Cry, Cry Out, Exclaim, Outcry
Specialized synonyms: Gee, Aah, Ooh
Related verbs: Call, Cry, Holler, Hollo, Scream, Shout Out, Squall, Yell, Call Out
Generic synonyms: Express, Give Tongue To, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize
Derivative terms: Exclaiming, Exclamation, Exclamatory

5. Verb. Use foul or abusive language towards. "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
Exact synonyms: Abuse, Blackguard, Clapperclaw
Specialized synonyms: Slang, Rail, Revile, Vilify, Vituperate, Curse
Generic synonyms: Assail, Assault, Attack, Lash Out, Round, Snipe
Derivative terms: Abuse, Abuser, Abusive

Definition of Shout

1. v. i. To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.

2. v. t. To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.

3. n. A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.

4. v. i. To entertain with refreshments or the like gratuitously; to treat.

5. v. t. To treat (one) to something; also, to give (something) by way of treating.

6. n. A gratuitous entertainment, with refreshments or the like; a treat.

Definition of Shout

1. Noun. A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia New Zealand British slang) a round of drinks in a pub, the turn to pay the shot or scot: ''Whose shout?!'' ¹

3. Noun. (British Australia slang) a call-out for an emergency services team. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name. ¹

6. Verb. To treat with shouts or clamor. ¹

7. Verb. (colloquial) To buy food or drinks for others. ¹

8. Verb. (Internet) To enter a text message (for example, email) in upper case. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shout

1. to utter loudly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shout

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shouldn't
shouldn't've
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shouldnae
shoulds
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shout (current term)
shout-out
shout-outs
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shout out
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shouters
shoutest
shouteth
shoutfest

Literary usage of Shout

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1. AnthemsChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with organ Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with organ - 190 (1908)
"PPP shout, cry out and shout, cry out and shout, thouin • habitant of Zi - on. shout, 4 cry out and shout, . cry out and shout, . . shout. cry out and shout ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Project shout Elder et al. (1993) developed Project shout, a social influences program that has been evaluated in 22 junior high schools in San Diego County ..."

3. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"host gave a great shout, saying, " Blessed are they that are called to the marriage-supper of the Lamb." (Rev. xix. 9.) There came out also at this time to ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... 380 Clutching with outspread fingers at the earth : And Argos with glad shout dragg'd off her slain, And stripp'd the armour off them, fairly won. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"A shout of derision burst from the Blues. For » moment, the Yellows, taken by surprise, were silent : they then paid back the shout with ..."

6. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"I may not stand in mart or hall, And shout aloud great Freedom's call, " Come to the rescue, one and all ! " I am a woman, weak and slight, ..."

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