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, vociferation(verb)

    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

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

  2. shout(verb)

    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, 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. 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"

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. shout(Noun)

    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. shout(Noun)

    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. shout(Noun)

    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. shout(Verb)

    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. shout(Verb)

    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. shout(Verb)

    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. shout(Verb)

    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. shout(Verb)

    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. Shout(verb)

    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. Shout(verb)

    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. Shout(verb)

    to treat with shouts or clamor

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

  4. Shout(noun)

    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

How to pronounce shout?

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How to say shout in sign language?

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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. Luo Lei:

    In the past, dealers were angry, but dared not speak out. But now, they have to shout because the situation is getting so unbearable.

  2. Israel Dahan:

    I began to shout that people should flee, thank God his gun jammed.

  3. Alice Walker:

    The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.

  4. Jana Kramer:

    That’s the problem with miscarriage, it’s not talked about and it should be, it’s sad because when you find out you’re pregnant it’s so exciting and you want to shout it and tell everybody but you don’t because of stuff like this. Instead, you’re left alone with this feeling of being so alone.

  5. De Waele:

    Free University of Brussels's been an extraordinary excuse to have a party and shout about a collective' us' that we normally lack, in the short term, it won't affect the political situation in the country.

Images & Illustrations of shout

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