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shout

 (shout)
n.
A loud cry.
tr. & intr.v. shout·ed, shout·ing, shouts
To say with or utter a shout. See Synonyms at yell.
Phrasal Verb:
shout down
To overwhelm or silence by shouting loudly.

[Middle English shoute, perhaps from Old Norse skūta, a taunt; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.]

shout′er n.

shout

(ʃaʊt)
n
1. a loud cry, esp to convey emotion or a command
2. (Brewing) informal
a. a round, esp of drinks
b. one's turn to buy a round of drinks
3. (Broadcasting) informal a greeting (to family, friends, etc) sent to a radio station for broadcasting
4. informal an occasion on which the members of an emergency service are called out on duty
vb
5. to utter (something) in a loud cry; yell
6. (intr) to make a loud noise
7. (tr) informal Austral and NZ to treat (someone) to (something), esp a drink
[C14: probably from Old Norse skūta taunt; related to Old Norse skjōta to shoot]
ˈshouter n

shout

(ʃaʊt)

v.i.
1. to call or cry out loudly.
v.t.
2. to utter loudly.
n.
3. a loud call or cry: a shout for help.
[1300–50; Middle English shoute (n.), shouten (v.)]
shout′er, n.

shout

  • hue and cry - Somewhat redundant, as hue means "shout, make an outcry"; hue and cry was a medieval law requiring that all citizens within earshot give chase to a fleeing criminal.
  • jubilate - From a Latin word meaning "shout for joy."
  • slogan - From Scottish-Gaelic slaugh, "army," and gairm, "shout"—since the first slogans were actually battle cries.
  • claim - The etymological notion behind claim is "calling out," from Latin clamare, "cry out, shout."

shout

1. 'shout'

When you shout, you speak as loudly as you can.

I can hear you – there's no need to shout.
'Stop it!' he shouted.
2. 'shout to'

If you shout to someone who is a long way away, you speak very loudly so that they can hear you.

'What are you doing down there?' he shouted to Robin.
People waved and shouted to us as our train passed.
3. 'shout at'

If you speak very loudly to someone who is near to you, for example because you are angry with them, don't say that you 'shout to' them. Say that you shout at them.

The captain shouted at him, 'Get in! Get in!'
Dad shouted at us for making a mess.

You can use a to-infinitive with shout to or shout at. If you shout to someone to do something, or shout at them to do it, you tell them to do it by shouting.

A neighbour shouted to us from a window to stop the noise.
She shouted at him to go away.

shout


Past participle: shouted
Gerund: shouting

Imperative
shout
shout
Present
I shout
you shout
he/she/it shouts
we shout
you shout
they shout
Preterite
I shouted
you shouted
he/she/it shouted
we shouted
you shouted
they shouted
Present Continuous
I am shouting
you are shouting
he/she/it is shouting
we are shouting
you are shouting
they are shouting
Present Perfect
I have shouted
you have shouted
he/she/it has shouted
we have shouted
you have shouted
they have shouted
Past Continuous
I was shouting
you were shouting
he/she/it was shouting
we were shouting
you were shouting
they were shouting
Past Perfect
I had shouted
you had shouted
he/she/it had shouted
we had shouted
you had shouted
they had shouted
Future
I will shout
you will shout
he/she/it will shout
we will shout
you will shout
they will shout
Future Perfect
I will have shouted
you will have shouted
he/she/it will have shouted
we will have shouted
you will have shouted
they will have shouted
Future Continuous
I will be shouting
you will be shouting
he/she/it will be shouting
we will be shouting
you will be shouting
they will be shouting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shouting
you have been shouting
he/she/it has been shouting
we have been shouting
you have been shouting
they have been shouting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shouting
you will have been shouting
he/she/it will have been shouting
we will have been shouting
you will have been shouting
they will have been shouting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shouting
you had been shouting
he/she/it had been shouting
we had been shouting
you had been shouting
they had been shouting
Conditional
I would shout
you would shout
he/she/it would shout
we would shout
you would shout
they would shout
Past Conditional
I would have shouted
you would have shouted
he/she/it would have shouted
we would have shouted
you would have shouted
they would have shouted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shout - a loud utteranceshout - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, yowl, roar, roaring - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
blue murder - an extravagantly loud outcry; "she screamed blue murder"
catcall - a cry expressing disapproval
clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry, clamor - loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
halloo - a shout to attract attention; "he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"
hoot - a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
hosanna - a cry of praise or adoration (to God)
noise - a loud outcry of protest or complaint; "the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise"; "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"
scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching - sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
whoop - a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
battle cry, war whoop, rallying cry, war cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
yelling, shouting - uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
yodel - a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
boo, Bronx cheer, razz, razzing, snort, hiss, hoot, raspberry, bird - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Verb1.shout - 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"
scream, yell - utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
holler, holler out - shout out; "He hollered out to surrender our weapons"
roar, thunder - utter words loudly and forcefully; "`Get out of here,' he roared"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
bawl, bellow - shout loudly and without restraint
whisper - speak softly; in a low voice
2.shout - 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"
call - utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"
cry out, exclaim, call out, outcry, shout, cry - 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"
hollo - cry hollo
hurrah - shout `hurrah!'
halloo - shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention
whoop - shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm; "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
pipe, shriek, shrill, pipe up - utter a shrill cry
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
ululate, wail, yaup, yawl, howl, roar - emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
skreigh, squawk, screak, screech, skreak - utter a harsh abrupt scream
3.shout - 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"
gee - give a command to a horse to turn to the right side
aah, ooh - express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'; "They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"
cry, scream, shout out, yell, squall, shout, holler, hollo, call - 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"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
call out - call out loudly, as of names or numbers
4.shout - use foul or abusive language towardsshout - use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
slang - abuse with coarse language
revile, vilify, vituperate, rail - spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
lash out, attack, snipe, assail, assault, round - attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
curse - heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"

shout

verb
1. cry (out), call (out), yell, scream, roar, wail, shriek, bellow, bawl, holler (informal), raise your voice, hollo We began to shout for help.
noun
1. cry, call, yell, scream, roar, wail, shriek, bellow I heard a distant shout.
shout someone down drown out, overwhelm, drown, silence The hecklers began to shout down the speakers.

shout

noun
A loud cry:
verb
1. To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
2. To proclaim in a blatantly startling way:
Translations
صاح, يصيحصَرْخَهصَيْحَةهُتاف، صَيْحَهيَصْرُخ
křičetkřikřevvýkřik
råbråbe=-brølbrøl
huutaahuuto
povikvikati
kiabáláskiált
fagnaîarhrópöskraöskur, hróp
叫び叫ぶ
고함소리치다
kliedzienskliegtšaltssauciens
kričatikrik
ropropaskrika
ตะโกนกระโชกการตะโกน
bağırmakbağırtıhaykırmahaykırmakyaygara
héttiếng hét

shout

[ʃaʊt]
A. N
1. (= loud cry) → grito m
a shout of angerun grito de ira
there were shouts of applausehubo grandes aplausos
to give sb a shoutpegar un grito a algn, avisar a algn
give me a shout when you've finishedpégame un grito or avísame cuando hayas terminado
a shout of joyun grito de alegría
there were shouts of laughterhubo grandes carcajadas
a shout of painun grito de dolor
a shout of protestun grito de protesta
he's still in with a shout >todavía tiene una posibilidad de ganar
2. (Brit) (= round of drinks) → ronda f
it's my shout - what are you drinking?me toca pagar esta ronda - ¿qué tomáis?
B. VTgritar
to shout abuse at sbinsultar a algn a gritos
to shout o.s. hoarsegritar hasta quedarse ronco
he shouted a warningpegó un grito de advertencia
C. VI (= cry out) → gritar
I had to shout to make myself heardtenía que gritar para que se me oyese
his goal gave the fans something to shout aboutsu gol les dio motivo a los hinchas para que gritaran
to shout at sbgritar a algn
his parents were shouting at each othersus padres estaban discutiendo a gritos
to shout for sth/sbpedir algo a gritos/llamar a algn a gritos
I shouted for helppedí socorro a gritos
she shouted for Jane to comellamó a Jane a gritos para que viniera
to shout with glee/joygritar de alegría
to shout with laughterreírse a carcajadas
shout down VT + ADV [+ person] → abuchear, hacer callar a gritos
shout out
A. VT + ADVgritar, decir a voz en grito
we shouted out our thanksgritamos las gracias, dimos las gracias a gritos
they shouted out greetingsgritaron los saludos, nos saludaron a gritos
B. VI + ADVgritar, dar un grito, pegar un grito

shout

[ˈʃaʊt]
n
(= cry) → cri m
a shout of pain → un cri de douleur
shouts of joy → des cris de joie
(= call) to give sb a shout → appeler qn
(British) (= round) → tour m
it's your shout → c'est ta tournée
vt [+ abuse, order, name] → crier
to shout a warning to sb → avertir qn en criant
"Go away!" he shouted → "Allez-vous-en!," cria-t-il.
vicrier, pousser des cris
Don't shout! → Ne criez pas!
to shout for help → appeler à l'aide
to shout at sb to do sth → crier à qn de faire qch
to shout at sb (in anger)crier après qn
shout down
vt sephuer
shout out
vicrier
vt sepcrier

shout

nRuf m, → Schrei m; a shout of protestein Protestruf m; a shout of joy/painein Freuden-/Schmerzensschrei m; shouts of applauseBeifallsrufe pl; shouts of laughterLachsalven pl, → brüllendes Gelächter; to give a shouteinen Schrei ausstoßen; to give somebody a shoutjdn rufen; give me a shout when you’re ready (inf)sag Bescheid, wenn du fertig bist; his voice rose to a shoutseine Stimme steigerte sich bis zum Brüllen; it’s my shout (Brit inf) (= turn)ich bin dran; (for food, drink) → ich zahle
vt
schreien; (= call)rufen; orderbrüllen; protest, disapproval etclaut(stark) kundtun; to shout abuse at somebodyjdn (laut) beschimpfen; to shout a warning to somebodyjdm eine Warnung zurufen
(inf: = buy as treat) to shout somebody somethingjdm etw spendieren (inf)
vi (= call out)rufen; (very loudly) → schreien; (angrily, commanding) → brüllen; to shout for somebody/somethingnach jdm/etw rufen; she shouted for Jane to comesie rief, Jane solle kommen; to shout at somebodymit jdm schreien; (abusively) → jdn anschreien; don’t shout!schrei nicht (so)!; to shout to somebodyjdm zurufen; he shouted to me to open the doorer rief mir zu, ich sollte die Tür öffnen; to shout for helpum Hilfe rufen; to shout for joyeinen Freudenschrei ausstoßen; to shout with laughtervor Lachen brüllen; it was nothing to shout about (inf)es war nicht umwerfend
vr to shout oneself hoarsesich heiser schreien

shout

[ʃaʊt]
1. n (gen) → urlo, grido
a shout of laughter → una risata fragorosa
to give sb a shout → dare una voce a qn
2. vt (order, name) → gridare, urlare
3. vigridare, urlare
to shout to sb to do sth → gridare a qn di fare qc
to shout with pain → urlare per il or di dolore
to shout for help → gridare aiuto
to shout with laughter → scoppiare a ridere
shout at vi + prepgridare a, urlare a
to shout at sb (angrily) → sgridare qn
shout down vt + adv they shouted him downgridavano così forte che non si sentiva ciò che diceva
shout out
1. vi + advemettere un grido
2. vt + advgridare

shout

(ʃaut) noun
1. a loud cry or call. He heard a shout.
2. a loud burst (of laughter, cheering etc). A shout went up from the crowd when he scored a goal.
verb
to say very loudly. He shouted the message across the river; I'm not deaf – there's no need to shout; Calm down and stop shouting at each other.

shout

صَيْحَة, يَصِيح křičet, výkřik råb, råbe Ruf, schreien κραυγή, φωνάζω gritar, grito huutaa, huuto cri, crier povik, vikati gridare, grido 叫び, 叫ぶ 고함, 소리치다 schreeuw, schreeuwen rop, rope krzyknąć, okrzyk gritar, grito возглас, кричать rop, ropa การตะโกน, ตะโกน bağırmak, bağırtı hét, tiếng hét 喊叫, 喊叫声

shout

n. grito, alarido;
v. gritar.
References in classic literature ?
The gruff tones of Hugo's voice, with an occasional shout when his feelings overcame him, were very impressive, and the audience applauded the moment he paused for breath.
He regretted that he also could not laugh boisterously, shout meaningless jokes and make of himself a figure in the endless stream of moving, giggling activity that went up and down the road.
She did shout for joy, as with a sweeping stroke or two she lifted her body to the surface of the water.
Next followed the shout of Uncas, when the woods were lighted by a sudden flash, that was accompanied by the sharp report of the hunter's rifle.
The far-off barking of a dog, a lost shout, the indistinct murmur of some nearer watercourse--mere phantoms of sound--made the silence more irritating.
When they were fairly in the marketplace, their presence was greeted by a shout.
God bless ye, he seemed to half sob and half shout.
My boy, Liberty does not come from colors, they only show party, and all the liberty you can get out of them is, liberty to get drunk at other people's expense, liberty to ride to the poll in a dirty old cab, liberty to abuse any one that does not wear your color, and to shout yourself hoarse at what you only half-understand -- that's your liberty
And the children shout and the babies yell, and every one laughs and sings and chatters--while above all the deafening clamor Cousin Marija shouts orders to the musicians.
Shelby in vain tried to shout directions from the balcony, and Mrs.
But when the silver rim of the sun pushed itself out, a moment or two later, the assemblage broke loose with a vast shout and came pouring down like a deluge to smother me with blessings and gratitude; and Clarence was not the last of the wash, to be sure.
They hug and kiss and cry and shout and dance and sing; and where we use one loving, petting expressions they pour out a score.