yelling


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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.

yelling

(ˈjɛlɪŋ)
n
shouting
adj
shouting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yelling - 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

yelling

[ˈjelɪŋ] Ngritos mpl, chillidos mpl

yelling

[ˈjɛlɪŋ]
1. adjurlante
2. nurla fpl
References in classic literature ?
I don't know, but Jacinto is yelling something about vampires
If there was one of the imps yelling this morning, there were forty
But now when the boatswain calls all hands to lighten her; when boxes, bales, and jars are clattering overboard; when the wind is shrieking, and the men are yelling, and every plank thunders with trampling feet right over Jonah's head; in all this raging tumult, Jonah sleeps his hideous sleep.
This was the tormented surgeon, who, after in vain remonstrating against the proceedings of the day, had betaken himself to the Captain's round-house ( cabinet he called it) to avoid the pest; but still, could not help yelling out his entreaties and indignations at times.
They would waken in the midnight hours, when everything was black; perhaps they would hear it yelling outside, or perhaps there would be deathlike stillness-- and that would be worse yet.
There was pap looking wild, and skipping around every which way and yelling about snakes.
Whenever the village had a drunken frolic and a dance, they would drag him in and crown him with cabbage leaves, and pretend to bow down to him; and one night when he was sick and nearly starved to death, they had him out and crowned him, and then they rode him on a rail about the village, and everybody followed along, beating tin pans and yelling.
The next instant he was out, and "going on" like an Indian; yelling, laughing, chasing boys, jumping over the fence at risk of life and limb, throwing handsprings, standing on his head -- doing all the heroic things he could conceive of, and keeping a furtive eye out, all the while, to see if Becky Thatcher was noticing.
People rose up wild all over the house, straining and staring for a better look at him, and the judge was hammering with his mallet and the sheriff yelling "Order--order in the court--order
or find us by ourselves, seeking entertainment in yelling, and sobbing, and rolling on the ground, divided by the whole room?
Sometimes in his rage he would take me for one of them, and come at me, mouthing as if he were going to tear me in pieces; then, remembering me, just in time, would dive into the shop, and lie upon his bed, as I thought from the sound of his voice, yelling in a frantic way, to his own windy tune, the 'Death of Nelson'; with an Oh
I fled, but he pursu'd (though more, it seems, Inflam'd with lust then rage) and swifter far, Me overtook his mother all dismaid, And in embraces forcible and foule Ingendring with me, of that rape begot These yelling Monsters that with ceasless cry Surround me, as thou sawst, hourly conceiv'd And hourly born, with sorrow infinite To me, for when they list into the womb That bred them they return, and howle and gnaw My Bowels, their repast; then bursting forth Afresh with conscious terrours vex me round, That rest or intermission none I find.