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yell

 (yĕl)
v. yelled, yell·ing, yells
v.intr.
To cry out loudly, as in pain, fright, surprise, or enthusiasm.
v.tr.
To utter or express with a loud cry.
n.
1. A loud cry; a shout.
2. A cheer uttered or chanted in unison.

[Middle English yellen, from Old English giellan, gellan; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

yell′er n.
Synonyms: yell, bawl, bellow, holler1, howl, roar, shout, whoop
These verbs mean to say with or make a loud cry: troops yelling as they attacked; a drum major bawling out orders; a coach bellowing with rage; a sailor hollering a warning; a patient howling with pain; a crowd roaring its disapproval; fans shouting their enthusiasm; children whooping at play.

yell

(jɛl)
vb
to shout, scream, cheer, or utter in a loud or piercing way
n
1. a loud piercing inarticulate cry, as of pain, anger, or fear
2. US and Canadian a rhythmic cry of words or syllables, used in cheering in unison
[Old English giellan; related to Old Saxon gellon, Old High German gellan, Old Norse gjalla; see nightingale]
ˈyeller n

yell

(yɛl)
v.i.
1. to cry out; shout.
2. to scream with pain, fright, etc.
v.t.
3. to say by yelling: to yell an order to the troops.
n.
4. a cry uttered by yelling.
5. a cheer or shout, as one adopted by a school to encourage a team.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English giellan, c. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch ghellen, Old High German gellan; akin to Old English galan to sing (see nightingale)]

yell


Past participle: yelled
Gerund: yelling

Imperative
yell
yell
Present
I yell
you yell
he/she/it yells
we yell
you yell
they yell
Preterite
I yelled
you yelled
he/she/it yelled
we yelled
you yelled
they yelled
Present Continuous
I am yelling
you are yelling
he/she/it is yelling
we are yelling
you are yelling
they are yelling
Present Perfect
I have yelled
you have yelled
he/she/it has yelled
we have yelled
you have yelled
they have yelled
Past Continuous
I was yelling
you were yelling
he/she/it was yelling
we were yelling
you were yelling
they were yelling
Past Perfect
I had yelled
you had yelled
he/she/it had yelled
we had yelled
you had yelled
they had yelled
Future
I will yell
you will yell
he/she/it will yell
we will yell
you will yell
they will yell
Future Perfect
I will have yelled
you will have yelled
he/she/it will have yelled
we will have yelled
you will have yelled
they will have yelled
Future Continuous
I will be yelling
you will be yelling
he/she/it will be yelling
we will be yelling
you will be yelling
they will be yelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yelling
you have been yelling
he/she/it has been yelling
we have been yelling
you have been yelling
they have been yelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yelling
you will have been yelling
he/she/it will have been yelling
we will have been yelling
you will have been yelling
they will have been yelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yelling
you had been yelling
he/she/it had been yelling
we had been yelling
you had been yelling
they had been yelling
Conditional
I would yell
you would yell
he/she/it would yell
we would yell
you would yell
they would yell
Past Conditional
I would have yelled
you would have yelled
he/she/it would have yelled
we would have yelled
you would have yelled
they would have yelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yell - a loud utteranceyell - 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
2.yell - a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
complaint - (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
Verb1.yell - 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
2.yell - utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
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"

yell

verb
1. scream, shout, cry out, howl, call out, wail, shriek, screech, squeal, bawl, holler (informal), yelp, call at the top of your voice He was out there shouting and yelling.
noun scream whisper, mutter, murmur, mumble
1. scream, cry, shout, roar, howl, shriek, whoop, screech, squeal, holler (informal), yelp, yowl He let out a yell.
scream whisper, mutter, murmur, mumble

yell

verb
To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
noun
A loud cry:
Translations
صَرْخَهيَصْرُخيَصْرُخُ
ječeníječetkřičetřevřvát
råbeskrigskrige
huutaa
vikati
öskraöskur
叫ぶ
소리치다
šūksmas
brēciensbrēktizkliegtkliegt
kričatikrikvpiti
skrika
ตะโกน ร้อง
bağırmakazarlamaazarlamakbağırma
la hét

yell

[jel]
A. Ngrito m, chillido m
to let out or give a yellsoltar or pegar un grito
yells of laughtercarcajadas fpl
B. VI (also to yell out) → gritar, chillar
C. VT (also to yell out) [+ order, name] → gritar

yell

[ˈjɛl]
nhurlement m
to let out a yell → pousser un hurlement
vihurler
to yell at sb (= scold) → crier après qn
vt [+ abuse] → hurler
yell out
vihurler
vt sephurler

yell

nSchrei m; to let out or give a yelleinen Schrei ausstoßen, schreien; could you give me a yell when we get there?könnten Sie mich rufen, wenn wir da sind?; college yell (US) → Schlachtruf meines College
vi (also yell out)schreien, brüllen (→ with vor +dat); he yelled at herer schrie or brüllte sie an; just yell if you need helpruf, wenn du Hilfe brauchst; to yell with laughtervor Lachen brüllen
vt (also yell out)schreien, brüllen; namebrüllen; he yelled abuse at the teacherer beschimpfte den Lehrer wüst; she yelled up the stairs that dinner was readysie rief die Treppe hinauf, dass das Essen fertig sei

yell

[jɛl]
1. nurlo
to give a yell, let out a yell → lanciare un urlo
a yell of laughter → una fragorosa risata
2. viurlare
3. vt (order, name) → urlare

yell

(jel) noun
a loud, shrill cry; a scream. a yell of pain.
verb
to make such a noise. He yelled at her to be careful.

yell

يَصْرُخُ křičet råbe schreien κραυγάζω gritar huutaa hurler vikati urlare 叫ぶ 소리치다 schreeuwen skrike wrzasnąć gritar вопить skrika ตะโกน ร้อง bağırmak la hét 大叫

yell

n. grito, alarido;
v. gritar.
References in classic literature ?
I got hold of his thumb and bent it back, until he let go with a yell.
The Mohicans boldly sent back the intimidating yell of their enemies, who raised a shout of savage triumph at the fall of Gamut.
at sunrise the captain went forward, and knocking on the deck, summoned the prisoners to work; but with a yell they refused.
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.
Another hill, and their pursuers had evidently caught sight of their wagon, whose white cloth-covered top made it conspicuous at some distance, and a loud yell of brutal triumph came forward on the wind.
and on she went, and cleared the last hurdle solitary and alone, the army letting loose the grand yell, and she skipped from the horse the same as if he had been standing still, and made her bow, and everybody crowded around to congratulate, and they gave her the bugle, and she put it to her lips and blew 'boots and saddles' to see how it would go, and BB was as proud as you can't think
He couldn't seem to make it out, so he raised a yell, and three more jays come.
The widder wouldn't let me smoke; she wouldn't let me yell, she wouldn't let me gape, nor stretch, nor scratch, before folks --" [Then with a spasm of special irritation and injury] -- "And dad fetch it, she prayed all the time
They'd yell when they was murdered," objected Alice; "you know how silly they are at plays, all except Clara Belle.
Indeed, whatever being uttered that fearful shriek could not soon repeat it: not the widest-winged condor on the Andes could, twice in succession, send out such a yell from the cloud shrouding his eyrie.
To my confusion, I discovered the yell was not ideal: hasty footsteps approached my chamber door; somebody pushed it open, with a vigorous hand, and a light glimmered through the squares at the top of the bed.
If he looks out through the glass, the boldest boy (Steerforth excepted) stops in the middle of a shout or yell, and becomes contemplative.