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Meaning & Definition of Shout in English

English

Shout

/ʃaʊt/

noun

1. A loud utterance

  • Often in protest or opposition
  • "The speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
    synonym:
  • cry
  • ,
  • outcry
  • ,
  • call
  • ,
  • yell
  • ,
  • shout
  • ,
  • vociferation

verb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • shout

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • shout
  • ,
  • shout out
  • ,
  • cry
  • ,
  • call
  • ,
  • yell
  • ,
  • scream
  • ,
  • holler
  • ,
  • hollo
  • ,
  • squall

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"
    synonym:
  • exclaim
  • ,
  • cry
  • ,
  • cry out
  • ,
  • outcry
  • ,
  • call out
  • ,
  • shout

4. Use foul or abusive language towards

  • "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"
  • "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
    synonym:
  • abuse
  • ,
  • clapperclaw
  • ,
  • blackguard
  • ,
  • shout

Examples of using

I cannot shout at Marika. She's a guest and she comes from abroad.
He got out of the bathtub and shout "Eureka!"
He began to shout.