What does shout mean?

Definitions for shout
ʃaʊtshout

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shout.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. shoutverb

    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"

  3. 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"

  4. 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"

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. shoutnoun

    A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  2. shoutnoun

    a round of drinks in a pub, the turn to pay the shot or scot: Whose shout?!

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  3. shoutnoun

    a call-out for an emergency services team.

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  4. shoutverb

    To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  5. shoutverb

    To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  6. shoutverb

    To treat with shouts or clamor.

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  7. shoutverb

    To buy food or drinks for others.

    I'll shout you all a drink.

    Etymology: shouten. Origin Uncertain. Possibly related to shooten "to shoot (out)" or from or akin to skuta, skuti, skuta "a taunt".

  8. shoutverb

    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".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shoutverb

    to utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc

    Etymology: [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. skta, skti, a taunt.]

  2. Shoutverb

    to utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name

    Etymology: [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. skta, skti, a taunt.]

  3. Shoutverb

    to treat with shouts or clamor

    Etymology: [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. skta, skti, a taunt.]

  4. Shoutnoun

    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.]

Freebase

  1. Shout

    "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

  1. Shout

    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.]

  2. Shout

    showt, n. (prov.) a light flat-bottomed boat used in duck-shooting.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. shout

    A light and nearly flat-bottomed boat used in our eastern fens for shooting wild-duck. (See GUNNING-BOAT.)

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shout' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2860

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shout' in Verbs Frequency: #352

Anagrams for shout »

  1. thous

  2. south, South

  3. South

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shout in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of shout in a Sentence

  1. Katie Moussouris:

    If it had been a legitimate bug bounty, it would have been ideal for everyone involved to shout it from the rooftops.

  2. Neil Gershenfeld:

    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.

  3. Ifeoma White-Thorpe:

    I’m praying they give me some more financial aid or some money, shout out to all of those schools, please give me something!

  4. Elie Wiesel:

    I rarely speak about God. To God, yes. I protest against Him. I shout at Him. But to open a discourse about the qualities of God, about the problems that God imposes, theodicy, no. And yet He is there, in silence, in filigree.

  5. Wang Mingsheng:

    To cut capacity we cannot just shout slogans and issue targets - we must have a realistic and effective mechanism.

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