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Noun: shouting  shaw-ting
  1. Encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
    "it's all over but the shouting";
    - cheering
  2. Uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
    - yelling
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 [informal], 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

Derived forms: shoutings

See also: call out

Type of: assail, assault, attack, call, cry, emit, encouragement, express, give tongue to, lash out, let loose, let out, mouth, outcry, round, shout, snipe, speak, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, vociferation, yell

Antonym: whisper

Encyclopedia: Shouting