Definitions of shout

  1. use foul or abusive language towards; " The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; " The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
  2. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; " the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  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"
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. To entertain with refreshments or the like gratuitously; to treat.
  7. To treat ( one) to something; also, to give ( something) by way of treating.
  8. A gratuitous entertainment, with refreshments or the like; a treat.
  9. To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.
  10. To treat with shouts or clamor.
  11. A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.
  12. To utter with a shout; to cry; - sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.
  13. A loud and sudden cry; a burst of voices.
  14. To utter a loud and sudden cry.
  15. To utter with a loud, resonant voice.
  16. A loud and sudden outcry of joy, triumph, or courage.
  17. To utter a shout.
  18. To utter with a shout: to cry.
  19. SHOUTER.
  20. To utter with a shout; utter a shout; cry out loudly.
  21. A sudden and loud resonant outcry.
  22. Shouting.
  23. A loud and sudden outcry or outburst of joy, triumph, or encouragement.
  24. To utter with a shout.
  25. A loud burst of voice; a violent and sudden outcry of a multitude of men, expressing applause, triumph, and the like.
  26. To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as of joy or exultation.

Usage examples for shout

  1. He turned to face us, and his voice raised to a full shout, with every word as clear as he could make it. – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  2. Did he shout or cry or call When he saw that he must fall? – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  3. By and by some one set up a shout. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  4. The children set up a shout. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  5. Three times the shout came. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  6. Then came another shout. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  7. We did not shout now. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  8. Suddenly another shout went up. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  9. But we were silenced at once by a shout from above us, and a command to " Stop that noise." – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  10. Didn't you hear me shout after you, when you started, that I was coming, too? – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  11. These words they say over and over to themselves, and shout them to the public. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  12. He was answered with a shout and a rush. – The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
  13. Oh, I'm so happy I could shout for joy!" – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  14. I'll have to shout for help and hope Winkey hears me. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  15. Friends shout to them, " Hold on a little longer!" – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  16. I'll stand in the garden below and shout 'Cave! – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  17. Even as he spoke a shout came faintly from the distant town. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  18. If I get into serious trouble, it'll be you I shout for. – Attrition by Jim Wannamaker