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Definition of "yell" []

  • To cry out loudly, as in pain, fright, surprise, or enthusiasm. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter or express with a loud cry. See Synonyms at shout. (verb-transitive)
  • A loud cry; a shout. (noun)
  • A rhythmic cheer uttered or chanted in unison. (noun)
  • To shout, scream, cheer, or utter in a loud or piercing way (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.

  • A loud piercing inarticulate cry, as of pain, anger, or fear (noun)
  • A rhythmic cry of words or syllables, used in cheering in unison (noun)

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Use "yell" in a sentence
  • ""It's really hard to yell from the dugout," Maddon said afterward."
  • "You have to offer ideas and not just yell from the toilets of your RVs. michael armstrong sr."
  • "So occupied were we with our paddling, our eyes fixed upon the other bank, that we knew nothing until aroused by a yell from the shore."