Associations to the word «Shout»


SHOUT, noun. A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially that of a multitude expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.
SHOUT, noun. (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) (slang) A round of drinks in a pub; the turn to pay the shot or scot; an act of paying for a round of drinks.
SHOUT, noun. (UK) (Australia) (jargon) (slang) A call-out for an emergency services team.
SHOUT, verb. (intransitive) To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.
SHOUT, verb. (transitive) To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.
SHOUT, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To treat with shouts or clamor.
SHOUT, verb. (colloquial) To pay for food, drink or entertainment for others.
SHOUT, verb. (Internet) To post a text message (for example, email) in upper case.
SHOUT DOWN, verb. (transitive) To shout louder than (someone) in order to force through one's argument or point of view.
SHOUT FROM THE ROOFTOPS, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To announce eagerly and widely; to proclaim.
SHOUT OUT, verb. To publicly greet or acknowledge a person, group, or organization; to prop.
SHOUT OUT, verb. To speak when inappropriate, particularly in a school environment.
SHOUT OUT, noun. The act of giving such an acknowledgement.
SHOUT OUT, noun. A section of one's web page, profile or blog containing these greetings.

Dictionary definition

SHOUT, noun. A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience".
SHOUT, verb. Utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout".
SHOUT, verb. Utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me".
SHOUT, 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".
SHOUT, verb. Use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher".

Wise words

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Noam Chomsky