shout Definition

  • 1to say something very loudly
  • 2to speak in a loud voice in order to be heard at a distance

Using shout: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "shout" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He shouted for help.

  • Example

    The coach shouted instructions to his players.

  • Example

    I had to shout to make myself heard over the noise.

  • Example

    She shouted at him to stop.

shout Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for shout

Antonyms for shout

Phrases with shout

  • to say something loudly, often in order to get someone's attention or to express appreciation or support


    I want to give a shout out to my parents for supporting me throughout my life.

  • to interrupt someone who is speaking by shouting loudly in order to prevent them from being heard


    The protesters tried to shout down the speaker, but he continued to talk.

  • shout from the rooftops

    to tell everyone about something with great enthusiasm and excitement


    I'm so proud of my daughter's achievements that I want to shout it from the rooftops.


Summary: shout in Brief

The verb 'shout' [ʃaʊt] means to say something very loudly or to speak in a loud voice in order to be heard at a distance. It can be used to express a variety of emotions, such as anger, excitement, or urgency. Phrases like 'shout out' and 'shout from the rooftops' add emphasis to the act of shouting, while 'shout down' implies an attempt to silence someone else.

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