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.

  2. shout(Noun)

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

  3. shout(Noun)

    a call-out for an emergency services team.

  4. shout(Verb)

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

  5. shout(Verb)

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

  6. shout(Verb)

    To treat with shouts or clamor.

  7. shout(Verb)

    To buy food or drinks for others.

    I'll shout you all a drink.

  8. shout(Verb)

    To enter a text message (for example, email) in upper case.

  9. Origin: 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

  2. Shout(verb)

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

  3. Shout(verb)

    to treat with shouts or clamor

  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

  5. Origin: [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.

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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

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. Julien Pearce:

    They didn't shout anything.

  2. Kelly Clarkson:

    I have to shout out my whole glam squad.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you shout at home you will bark away from home.

  4. Lindiwe Zulu:

    You can shout on top of your voices, you will not change that.

  5. Evan Jenkins:

    We’re excited that President Trump gave us a shout out this morning.

Images & Illustrations of shout

  1. shoutshoutshout

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