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shoutverb

uk   /ʃaʊt/ us   /ʃaʊt/
  • shout verb (USE LOUD VOICE)

A2 [I] to speak with a very loud voice, often as loud as possible, usually when you want to make yourself heard in noisy situations, or when the person you are talking to is a long way away or cannot hear very well: There's no need to shout, I can hear you. [+ speech] "I'll see you tomorrow," shouted Eleni above the noise of the helicopter. [+ that] He shouted from the garage that he'd be finished in about half an hour.
A2 [I or T] to express strong emotions, such as anger, fear, or excitement, or to express strong opinions, in a loud voice: Dad really shouted at me when I broke the window. He shouted abuse at the judge after being sentenced to five years' imprisonment. The fans were screaming and shouting out the names of the band members. [+ to infinitive] I shouted at him to put the gun down. [+ speech] "Stop this childish nonsense at once!" he shouted furiously.
A2 [I] to try to attract attention in a loud voice: I heard them shouting for help, but there was nothing I could do.figurative It's the charities that shout loudest (= attract the most public attention) that often get given the most money.

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shoutnoun [C]

uk   /ʃaʊt/ us   /ʃaʊt/
  • shout noun [C] (LOUD VOICE)

B1 the act of saying something very loudly or making a very loud sound with your voice: Her speech was interrupted by angry shouts from the audience.
(Definition of shout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoutverb [I/T]

us   /ʃɑʊt/
to say something in a loud voice: [I] If anyone’s up there," he shouted sternly, "come out now!"

shoutnoun [C]

us   /ʃɑʊt/
a loud call: When nominated for the presidency the entire audience came to its feet with a shout.
(Definition of shout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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