yeller


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yeller - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voiceyeller - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
communicator - a person who communicates with others
crier - a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
Translations
References in classic literature ?
An' there you was," disappointedly, "no more black than me--for all you're so yeller.
She had one o' them yeller telegram letters after you went away this afternoon, and she won't be back for three days.
Referred to as High Yeller, High Yaller or High Yellow.
It's why we scream when we watch a horror movie and weep over the fate of Old Yeller.
Storytelling has been a focus this summer; Fred Motley, a regionally renowned storyteller, visited the workshop one day, telling folk stories in his loud, expressive voice and teaching the children the story "Liza Lou and the Yeller Belly Swamp" to tell on their own.
Once upon a time, Disney made proper dog tales like Old Yeller and Greyfriars Bobby.
But when it was time to explode a goat by simply looking at, the evil – wait for this – Guri Yeller had other 'ideas'.
And what if it went mental and out of control like Old Yeller, Lassie or Herbie?
He was never a yeller, anything like that but very firm with boundaries.
Many of those without a badge have come for Ascot's fourth festival of beer, of which there is plenty, including a golden ale called Yeller Belly and a mild called Penelope.
It feels great to be officially the loudest yeller in Brum," he said.
of Southern Mississippi) argues that within 20th century American literature for youth a strikingly recurrent theme involves the child-protagonist's irrevocable loss of a loved object (a friend, a dog named Old Yeller, an ideal, etc.