yeller


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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 ?
She had one o' them yeller telegram letters after you went away this afternoon, and she won't be back for three days.
An' there you was," disappointedly, "no more black than me--for all you're so yeller.
I'll give you a clue, While Scousers the world over tuck into our stew They're scoffing Scouse in Sydney while surfing on Bondi Beach In Reykjavik they like it thick, lots of vodka within reach There's tartan Scouse in Inverness wi' whisky, neeps and tatties In Mumbai they add curry paste and make sarnies with chapatis A million clicking chopsticks mix Scouse with rice in China Japanese guzzling sushi-Scouse agree there's nothing finer In the Middle East they love to feast on Scouse (they like it blind) With peaches, dates and aubergines, and lemons (including rind) Spanish mums add saffron to make it nice and yeller 'Ole' they shout when they bring it out .
Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle based writer and internet yeller.
The saving grace for lesser mortals has been that by a sheer quirk of fate, the yeller with patriotism monogrammed on his side locks, has been condemned to sit on the side lines and watch his clones even as he searches for funds and investors who can help him end West's 'monopoly' on global media.
The one-of-a-kind, aviation-inspired Ford Ole Yeller Mustang developed by the design and engineering teams at Ford Motor Company sold for $295,000 at the recent Gather of Eagles charity event last week.
I called it Old Yeller because it was yellow and kind of sounded like a tractor but then I realised Old Yeller was a dog not a tractor.
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.
Did you ever hear tell of Sweet Betsy from Pike, Who crossed the wide mountains with her lover Ike, Two yoke of cattle, a large yeller dog, A tall Shanghai rooster, and a one-spotted hog.