Definitions for Shout
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cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationverb
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, squallverb
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, shoutverb
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, shoutverb
use foul or abusive language towards
"The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
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.
Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A loud and vehement cry of triumph or exhortation.
Etymology: from the verb.
Thanks, gentle citizens:
This general applause, and chearful shout,
Argues your wisdom and your love to Richard. William Shakespeare.
The Rhodians, seeing the enemy turn their backs, gave a great shout in derision. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.
Then he might have dy’d of all admir’d,
And his triumphant soul with shouts expir’d. Dryden.
To cry in triumph or exhortation.
Etymology: A word of which no etymology is known.
They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for? William Shakespeare.
Shout unto God with the voice of triumph. Ps. xlvii. 1.
It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery. Ex. xxxii.
The shouting for thy summer fruits and harvest is fallen. Is.
He storms and shouts; but flying bullets now
To execute his rage appear too slow:
They miss, or sweep but common souls away;
For such a loss Opdam his life must pay. Edmund Waller.
There had been nothing but howlings and shoutings of poor naked men, belabouring one another with snagged sticks. More.
All clad in skins of beasts the jav’lin bear,
And shrieks and shoutings rend the suff’ring air. Dryden.
What hinders you to take the man you love?
The people will be glad, the soldier shout;
And Bertran, though repining, will be aw’d. Dryden.
Twist and Shout is a 1961 song written by Phil Medley and Bert Berns, later credited as "Bert Russell". It was originally recorded by The Top Notes, but it became a chart hit as a single by The Isley Brothers in 1962. The song has been covered by several artists, including The Beatles on their first album Please Please Me (1963), The Tremeloes in 1962, and The Who in 1970 and 1984.
To shout is to project one's voice loudly and forcefully, typically in expressing anger, excitement, or urgency. It involves raising the volume of one's voice beyond normal speaking levels in order to be heard over noise or to communicate a strong emotion or message. Shouting often involves using a greater amount of effort and projecting the sound with intensity.
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
Etymology: [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. skta, skti, a taunt.]
"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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
showt, n. a loud and sudden outcry expressing strong emotion, or to attract attention.—v.i. to utter a shout: (slang) to order drink for others by way of treat.—v.t. to utter with a shout.—n. Shout′er.—adv. Shout′ingly. [Ety. unknown.]
showt, n. (prov.) a light flat-bottomed boat used in duck-shooting.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A light and nearly flat-bottomed boat used in our eastern fens for shooting wild-duck. (See GUNNING-BOAT.)
Song lyrics by shout -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shout on the Lyrics.com website.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Shout' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2860
Rank popularity for the word 'Shout' in Verbs Frequency: #352
The numerical value of Shout in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Shout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
There's nobody who can run a country. They all lie to us, and why do they shout at each other like children ?
For a smart material to be able to send out a more complex signal it needs to be nonlinear. If you hit a tuning fork twice as hard it will ring twice as loud but still at the same frequency. That's a linear response. If you hit a person twice as hard they're unlikely just to shout twice as loud. That property lets you learn more about the person than the tuning fork.
The hens they all cackle, the roosters all beg, But I will not hatch, I will not hatch. For I hear all the talk of pollution and war As the people all shout and the airplane roar, So I'm staying in here where it's safe and it's warm, And I WILL NOT HATCH
There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I'm not like that ... I never shoot blanks.
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- صيح, صاح, صيحة, صرخArabic
- викам, крещяBulgarian
- চিত্কার করাBengali
- volání, pokřik, křičet, křik, výkřikCzech
- råbe, skrige, råb, skrigDanish
- anschreien, spendieren, schreien, schmeißen, SchreiGerman
- φωνάζω, κραυγή, κερνάωGreek
- gritar, gritoSpanish
- فریاد, فریاد کردنPersian
- cri, crierFrench
- glao, béicIrish
- rànScottish Gaelic
- բղավել, գոռոց, գոռալArmenian
- skrækja, hrópa, æpa, öskraIcelandic
- acclamare, gridare, offrire, gridoItalian
- бақыру, айқайлау, ақыруKazakh
- 소리치다, 외치다Korean
- бакыруу, кыйкыруу, өкүрүүKyrgyz
- vociferor, clamor, clamoLatin
- ສຽງຮ້ອງ, ສົ່ງສຽງLao
- хошуу, хоншоорMongolian
- ကြွေး, အော်, ငြာBurmese
- schreeuw, schreeuwenDutch
- rop, ropeNorwegian
- krzyk, krzyczećPolish
- gritar, gritoPortuguese
- urla, striga, țipaRomanian
- кричать, крик, возглас, крикнуть, закричатьRussian
- кричати, kričatiSerbo-Croatian
- අඬලනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
- yowe, kupiga kileleSwahili
- అరుపు, అరుచుTelugu
- фарёд карданTajik
- ตะโกน, กระโชกThai
- gygyrmak, haýkyrmakTurkmen
- haykırmak, bağırmakTurkish
- кычкырырга, акырыргаTatar
- hò hét, quát tháo, kêu la, la hétVietnamese
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