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Definition of "shout" [shout]

  • A loud cry. (noun)
  • To say with or utter a shout. (verb-transitive)
  • Shout down To overwhelm or silence by shouting loudly. (phrasal-verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shout" in a sentence
  • "I don't remember the exact inquiry from that day in suburban Phoenix, only the difficulty Coughlin had with the term shout-out."
  • "My intent with companies that I'm involved with now is to get them to profitable growth as quickly as possible, build GREAT companies that customers and employees want to shout from the rooftops about, and NEVER sell them!! ... a little bit different from that kid who dreamed of building and SELLING companies."
  • "The blow, and the great shout from the audience, angered him."