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Verb: shout  shawt
  1. 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"
     
  2. Utter a sudden loud cry
    "she shouted with pain when the doctor inserted the needle";
    - shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo [non-standard], squall
     
  3. Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    "'I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost";
    - exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out
     
  4. Use foul or abusive language towards
    "The angry mother shouted at the teacher";
    - abuse, clapperclaw [archaic], blackguard
Noun: shout  shawt
  1. A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    "the speaker was interrupted by loud shouts from the rear of the audience";
    - cry, outcry, call, yell, vociferation
     
  2. [Brit] One's turn to buy a round of drinks

Derived forms: shouted, shouts, shouting

Type of: assail, assault, attack, emit, express, give tongue to, lash out, let loose, let out, mouth, round, snipe, speak, talk, utter, utterance, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, vocalization

Antonym: whisper

Encyclopedia: Shout