Definition of Shout down

1. Verb. Silence or overwhelm by shouting.

Generic synonyms: Hush, Hush Up, Quieten, Shut Up, Silence, Still



Definition of Shout down

1. Verb. (transitive) To shout louder than (someone) in order to force through one's argument or point of view. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shout Down

shouldering
shoulderless
shoulderlike
shoulders
shouldest
shouldn't
shouldn't've
shouldna
shouldnae
shoulds
shouldst
shounen
shout
shout-out
shout-outs
shout down (current term)
shout from the rooftops
shout out
shoutbox
shoutboxes
shouted
shouted out
shouter
shouters
shoutest
shouteth
shoutfest
shoutfests
shouther
shouthers

Literary usage of Shout down

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1. History of the Irish People by William Anderson O'Connor (1887)
"If one man may be shouted down by noise and uproar, one man has a perfect right to shout down the whole House in return, if he is able to do it, ..."

2. History of a Crime. (Deposition of a Witness) [by] Victor Hugo; Tr. from the by Victor Hugo, Huntington Smith (1888)
""shout 'Down with Soulouque!" The sergeant hesitated a moment, then said, " No. ..."

3. Memoirs of marshal Bugeaud, from his private correspondence and original by Henri Amédée Lelorgne Ideville, Thomas Robert Bugeaud de la Piconnerie (1884)
"You shout " Down with the conqueror of Abdel-Kader ! Down with the man who can li-ad us to victory over the Germans and Russians." Before a month is out, ..."

4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1906)
"... a " ruction" of this kind that the upper-class men jumped upon their chairs in crowds to shout down the rioters. Presently they could see that the ..."

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