Definitions for exclaimɪkˈskleɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)

    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"

  2. proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)

    state or announce

    "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"

Wiktionary

  1. exclaim(Noun)

    Exclamation; outcry, clamor.

  2. exclaim(Verb)

    To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.

  3. Origin: From exclamer, from exclamare, from ex- + clamare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exclaim

    to cry out from earnestness or passion; to utter with vehemence; to call out or declare loudly; to protest vehemently; to vociferate; to shout; as, to exclaim against oppression with wonder or astonishment; "The field is won!" he exclaimed

  2. Exclaim(noun)

    outcry; clamor

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exclaim' in Verbs Frequency: #1049


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