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Dictionary definition for: Shout

1. (n) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

2. (v) 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. (v) utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn''t hear me"

4. (v) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "I won!" he exclaimed" "Help!" she cried" "I''m here," the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"

5. (v) use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket" "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"

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