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- 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."
When you shout, you speak as loudly as you can.
If you shout to someone who is a long way away, you speak very loudly so that they can hear you.
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.
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.
Past participle: shouted
|Noun||1.||shout - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"|
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
yodel - a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
|Verb||1.||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"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
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"
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"
|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 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"
a shout of anger → un grito de ira
there were shouts of applause → hubo grandes aplausos
to give sb a shout → pegar un grito a algn, avisar a algn
give me a shout when you've finished → pégame un grito or avísame cuando hayas terminado
a shout of joy → un grito de alegría
there were shouts of laughter → hubo grandes carcajadas
a shout of pain → un grito de dolor
a shout of protest → un grito de protesta
he's still in with a shout > → todavía tiene una posibilidad de ganar
to shout abuse at sb → insultar a algn a gritos
to shout o.s. hoarse → gritar hasta quedarse ronco
he shouted a warning → pegó un grito de advertencia
I had to shout to make myself heard → tenía que gritar para que se me oyese
his goal gave the fans something to shout about → su gol les dio motivo a los hinchas para que gritaran
to shout at sb → gritar a algn
his parents were shouting at each other → sus padres estaban discutiendo a gritos
to shout for sth/sb → pedir algo a gritos/llamar a algn a gritos
I shouted for help → pedí socorro a gritos
she shouted for Jane to come → llamó a Jane a gritos para que viniera
to shout with glee/joy → gritar de alegría
to shout with laughter → reírse a carcajadas
we shouted out our thanks → gritamos las gracias, dimos las gracias a gritos
they shouted out greetings → gritaron los saludos, nos saludaron a gritos
to shout a warning to sb → avertir qn en criant
"Go away!" he shouted → "Allez-vous-en!," cria-t-il.
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
a shout of laughter → una risata fragorosa
to give sb a shout → dare una voce a qn
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