shouting


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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.

shouting

(ˈʃaʊtɪŋ)
n
the sound or action of crying aloud
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shouting - encouragement in the form of cheers from spectatorsshouting - encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators; "it's all over but the shouting"
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
2.shouting - uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Translations

shouting

[ˈʃaʊtɪŋ]
A. Ngritos mpl, vocerío m
within shouting distance (of sth)a tiro de piedra (de algo)
it's all over bar the shoutingya es asunto concluido
B. CPD shouting match Npelea f or riña f de gallos
the TV debate turned into a shouting matchel debate televisado se convirtió en una pelea or riña de gallos

shouting

[ˈʃaʊtɪŋ] ncris mplshouting match nengueulade f
to have a shouting match → s'engueuler

shouting

n (= act)Schreien nt; (= sound)Geschrei nt; it’s all over bar the shouting (inf)es ist so gut wie gelaufen (inf)

shouting

[ˈʃaʊtɪŋ] ngrida fpl, urla fpl
it's all over bar the shouting (fig) → il più è fatto
References in classic literature ?
Cast away at the very bottom of the table was the Professor, shouting answers to the questions of a very inquisitive, deaf old gentleman on one side, and talking philosophy with a Frenchman on the other.
As he ran he thought of things that hadn't come into his mind for years--how at the time he married he had planned to go west to his uncle in Portland, Oregon--how he hadn't wanted to be a farm hand, but had thought when he got out West he would go to sea and be a sailor or get a job on a ranch and ride a horse into Western towns, shouting and laughing and waking the people in the houses with his wild cries.
Presently a man with a lantern approached them and began to talk, shouting and exclaiming.
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
With a gesture of impotent fury, he dashed away in the direction of an equally excited crowd, that on a point of the slope nearer the island were gesticulating and shouting to a second group of men, who on the opposite shore were clambering on over the choked debris of the flume that had dammed and diverted the current.
Finally, when he showed a purpose of shouting forth the secret loudly enough to be heard from his own sphere into that of mortals, his companions struggled with him, and pressed their hands over his mouth; and forthwith --whether that he were choked by it, or that the secret itself was of a crimson hue --there was a fresh flow of blood upon his band.
Terrors upon terrors run shouting through his soul.
They chiefly attended to the shouting part of the business.
On the other side the yard windows were thrown up, and people were shouting all sorts of things; but I kept my eye fixed on the stable door, where the smoke poured out thicker than ever, and I could see flashes of red light; presently I heard above all the stir and din a loud, clear voice, which I knew was master's:
Whether it was by beer, or by shouting, or by music, or by motion, she meant that it should not go.
Like the sword of Coeur De Lion, which always blazed in the front and thickest of the battle, Sam's palm-leaf was to be seen everywhere when there was the least danger that a horse could be caught; there he would bear down full tilt, shouting, "Now for it
Men and women, boys and girls, trotted along beside or after the cart, hooting, shouting profane and ribald remarks, singing snatches of foul song, skipping, dancing -- a very holiday of hellions, a sickening sight.