Definitions for shoutʃaʊt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word shout
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to call or cry out loudly.
(v.t.)to utter loudly.
(n.)a loud call or cry:
a shout for help.
Origin of shout:
1300–50; ME shoute (n.), shouten (v.)
cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation(verb)
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
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"
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"
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"
abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout(verb)
use foul or abusive language towards
"The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to say sth in a very loud voice
Stop shouting at me.; She shouted out the names of those who had been selected.; shouts of joy
A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.
a round of drinks in a pub, the turn to pay the shot or scot: Whose shout?!
a call-out for an emergency services team.
To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.
To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.
To treat with shouts or clamor.
To buy food or drinks for others.
I'll shout you all a drink.
To enter a text message (for example, email) in upper case.
Origin: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".
to utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc
to utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name
to treat with shouts or clamor
a loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage
"Shout" is an influential popular song, originally recorded by The Isley Brothers. Released in 1959, it was written by the brothers themselves as a call-and-response answer to Jackie Wilson's seminal "Lonely Teardrops" which they interpreted after performing that song during a club date.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'shout' among Written Corpus Frequency: #2860
Word rank popularity for 'shout' among Verbs Frequency: #352
Translations for shout
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a loud cry or call
He heard a shout.
- gritoPortuguese (BR)
- der SchreiGerman
- चिल्लाहट, शोरHindi
- povik, vikaCroatian
- teriakan, pekikanIndonesian
- öskur, hrópIcelandic
- šūksnis, šauksmasLithuanian
- kliedziens; sauciensLatvian
- rop, skrik, brølNorwegian
- چيغې وهل، بغارې وهل، شورماشور كول: چغېدلPashto
- громкий крикRussian
- rop, skrikSwedish
- bağırma, haykırmaTurkish
- 大聲呼喊Chinese (Trad.)
- sự la hét, sự hò hétVietnamese
- 大声呼喊Chinese (Simp.)
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