Definitions for YELLyɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation(noun)

    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

    "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

  2. cry, yell(verb)

    a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

    "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"

  3. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall(verb)

    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"

  4. yell, scream(verb)

    utter or declare in a very loud voice

    "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"


  1. yell(Contraction)

    ye shall

  2. yell(Contraction)

    ye will

  3. Origin: From yeld.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yell(verb)

    to cry out, or shriek, with a hideous noise; to cry or scream as with agony or horror

  2. Yell(verb)

    to utter or declare with a yell; to proclaim in a loud tone

  3. Yell(noun)

    a sharp, loud, hideous outcry

  4. Origin: [OE. yellen, ellen, AS. giellan, gillan, gyllan; akin to D. gillen, OHG. gellan, G. gellen, Icel. gjalla, Sw. glla to ring, resound, and to AS., OS., & OHG. galan to sing, Icel. gala. Cf. 1st Gale, and Nightingale.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'YELL' in Verbs Frequency: #1001

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