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shout meaning and definition

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SHOUT noun

Definition of shout (noun)

  1. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

SHOUT verb

Definition of shout (verb)

  1. 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"
    • antonym: whisper
  2. utter a sudden loud cry
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: call out, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry
  4. use foul or abusive language towards
    • "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
    • synonyms: abuse, blackguard, clapperclaw
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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