yell Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “yell” in the English Dictionary

"yell" in British English

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yellverb [I or T]

uk   us   /jel/
B2 to ​shout something or make a ​loudnoise, usually when you are ​angry, in ​pain, or ​excited: Our ​neighbours were yelling (​obscenities) at each other this ​morning. The ​child yelled out in ​pain. [+ speech] "Just get out of here!" she yelled.
More examples
  • Jeez, don't yell at me - I'm just ​telling you what she said!
  • We ​crept up behind her and yelled "Boo!"
  • She yelled at the ​children to ​sit down.
  • We could ​hear the ​neighbours yelling at each other.
  • Don't yell at me, I ​heard you the first ​time!
noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
B2 Suddenly there was a loud yell from the ​bathroom.
(Definition of yell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"yell" in American English

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yellverb [I/T]

 us   /jel/
to ​shout words or make a ​loudnoise, often when you ​want to get someone’s ​attention or because you are ​angry, ​excited, or in ​pain: "Come back," they yelled. [I] Snyder ​heard a woman yell for ​help.
noun [C]  us   /jel/
We all ​let out a yell of ​satisfaction.
(Definition of yell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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