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 ?
There was always a crowd there, always shouting, laughter and abuse, hideous hoarse singing and often fighting.
No mistake about it, you are not a Christian," many voices were shouting in the crowd.
Everybody roared, but whether it was for the Sub-Warden, or not, did not clearly appear: some were shouting "Bread
All this I saw from the open window of the Warden's breakfast-saloon, looking across the shoulder of the Lord Chancellor, who had sprung to his feet the moment the shouting began, almost as if he had been expecting it, and had rushed to the window which commanded the best view of the market-place.
I never heard such shouting before-- and at this time of the morning, too
I represented, modestly, that to my ears it appeared that they were shouting for different things, but the Chancellor would not listen to my suggestion for a moment.
For a few minutes they heard the panting of the tired little horse and the drunken shouting of the peasants.
When Little John reached the stand he found none fighting, but only bold Eric walking up and down the platform, swinging his staff and shouting lustily, "Now, who will come and strike a stroke for the lass he loves the best, with a good Lincolnshire yeoman?
There was no one in the anteroom; empty bottles, cloaks, and overshoes were lying about; there was a smell of alcohol, and sounds of voices and shouting in the distance.
From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
There was a lot of shouting, and one man was even jesting.
I saw people struggling shorewards, and heard their screaming and shouting faintly above the seething and roar of the Martian's collapse.