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Meaning of SHOUT

Pronunciation:  shawt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  2. [v]  use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
  3. [v]  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. [v]  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"
  5. [v]  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"

SHOUT is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: abuse, blackguard, call, call out, clapperclaw, cry, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, outcry, vociferation, yell
 Antonyms: whisper
 See Also: assail, assault, attack, battle cry, bawl, bellow, bellow, bellowing, bird, blue murder, boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, curse, emit, express, gee, give tongue to, halloo, halloo, hiss, holla, holler, holler out, hollering, hollo, holloa, hoot, hosanna, howl, hue and cry, hurrah, lash out, let loose, let out, mouth, pipe, pipe up, rail, rallying cry, raspberry, razzing, revile, roar, roar, roaring, round, screak, scream, screaming, screech, screech, screeching, shouting, shriek, shriek, shrieking, shrill, skreak, skreigh, slang, snipe, snort, speak, squawk, talk, thunder, ululate, utter, utterance, verbalise, verbalize, vilify, vituperate, vocalization, wail, war cry, war whoop, whoop, whoop, yawl, yelling, yodel, yowl



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Shout\, v. i.
    To entertain with refreshments or the like gratuitously; to
    treat. [Slang, Australia & U. S.]
  2. \Shout\, v. t.
    To treat (one) to something; also, to give (something) by way
    of treating. [Slang, Australia & U. S.]
  3. \Shout\, n.
    A gratuitous entertainment, with refreshments or the like; a
    treat. [Slang, Australia & U. S.]
  4. \Shout\ (shout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shouted}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Shouting}.] [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps
    akin to shoot; cf. Icel. sk[=u]ta, sk[=u]ti, a taunt.]
    To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or
    exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers,
          Shouting of the men and women eke.       --Chaucer.
          They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for? --Shak.
    {To shout at}, to utter shouts at; to deride or revile with
  5. \Shout\, v. t.
    1. To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as,
       to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.
    2. To treat with shouts or clamor. --Bp. Hall.
  6. \Shout\, n.
    A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden
    outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph,
    exultation, or animated courage.
          The Rhodians, seeing the enemy turn their backs, gave a
          great shout in derision.                 --Knolles.