Associations to the word «Exclaim»


EXCLAIM, verb. (intransitive) To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.
EXCLAIM, noun. (obsolete) Exclamation; outcry, clamor.

Dictionary definition

EXCLAIM, verb. 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".
EXCLAIM, verb. State or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty".

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle