[ US /ˈʃaʊt/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈa‍ʊt/ ]
  1. utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
    `I won!' he exclaimed
    `Help!' she cried
  2. 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
  3. use foul or abusive language towards
    The angry mother shouted at the teacher
    The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket
  4. utter a sudden loud cry
    I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me
    she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
  1. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
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How To Use shout In A Sentence

  • As he ran past, the arquebusier shouted something about Susanoo, the kami of storms, and how he was punishing them for their arrogance. Blood Ninja II
  • There was a deal of shouting from Jamie's direction, and general hubbub, as a few people came out of the pothouse, staring. A Breath of Snow and Ashes
  • ‘I want to come back when it's a bit quieter,’ I shouted over the din of amplified music, throbbing diesel generators and rattling joy rides.
  • The angry audience shouted the speaker down.
  • He wanted to scream and shout, beat the wall and call down the forces of destruction.
  • Less shouting makes for a more attentive audience. Times, Sunday Times
  • This link is sort of off-topic but really not, as it's yet another case (as in the present one) of the media doing their level best to shout down "the critics" -- the nattering nabobs of negativism -- and then, years later, admitting that the "gadflies" were right all along, and that what looked like a scam, walked like a scam, and quacked like a scam was -- quelle surprise! Funky math with Mark Larabee (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • Some openly jeered and shouted in disgust when the final vote tally was announced.
  • Modern soldiers are far less responsive to shouting than their predecessors. Times, Sunday Times
  • The washout means England are certain at least to avoid a 7-0 whitewash in the series after losing the first four. The Sun
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