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Webster 1913 Edition


Shout

Shout

(shout)
,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Shouted
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Shouting
.]
[OE.
shouten
, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to
shoot
; cf. Icel.
skūta
,
skūti
, a taunt.]
1.
To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.
Shouting
of the men and women eke.
Chaucer.
They
shouted
thrice: what was the last cry for?
Shakespeare
To shout at
,
to utter shouts at; to deride or revile with shouts.

Shout

,
Verb.
T.
1.
To utter with a shout; to cry; – sometimes with out;
as, to
shout
, or to
shout
out, a man’s name
.
2.
To treat with shouts or clamor.
Bp. Hall.

Shout

,
Noun.
1.
A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially of a multitudes expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.
The Rhodians, seeing the enemy turn their backs, gave a great
shout
in derision.
Knolles.

Webster 1828 Edition


Shout

SHOUT

,
Verb.
I.
To utter a sudden and loud outcry, usually in joy, triumph or exultation, or to animate soldiers in an onset.
It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery. Ex. 32.
When ye hear th esound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout. Josh. 6.

SHOUT

,
Noun.
A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, particularly of a multitude of men, expressing joy, triumph, exultation or animated courage. It is sometimes intended in derision.
The Rhodians seeing an enemy turn their backs, gave a great shout in derision. Knolles.

SHOUT

,
Verb.
T.
To treat with shouts or clamor.

Definition 2022


shout

shout

English

Noun

shout (plural shouts)

  1. A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, especially that of a multitude expressing joy, triumph, exultation, or animated courage.
  2. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, slang) A round of drinks in a pub; the turn to pay the shot or scot; an act of paying for a round of drinks.
    • 1984, Keri Hulme, The Bone People, page 290,
      “I′ll get my wine though,” taking out her wallet.
      “No. This is my shout,” holding up his hand as though to ward her money off.
    • 2006, Lily Allen, Knock 'Em Out
      Cut to the pub on a lads night out,
      Man at the bar cos it was his shout
    • 2008, George Papaellinas, The Trip: An Odyssey, re.press, Australia, page 6,
      It was always my shout down the pub with Theo.
  3. (Britain, Australia, jargon, slang) A call-out for an emergency services team.

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Verb

shout (third-person singular simple present shouts, present participle shouting, simple past and past participle shouted)

  1. (intransitive) To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc.
    • c. 1599, William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar, Act I, Scene II, 1797, George Steevens (editor), The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 7, page 15,
      They shouted thrice; what was the last cry for?
  2. (transitive) To utter with a shout; to cry; -- sometimes with out; as, to shout, or to shout out, a man's name.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To treat with shouts or clamor.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?)
  4. (colloquial) To pay for food, drink or entertainment for others.
    I′ll shout you all a drink.
    He′s shouting us all to the opening night of the play.
    • 1999, Peter Moore, The Wrong Way Home: London to Sydney the Hard Way, page 301,
      After shouting me a plate of noodles and limp vegetables, he helped me change money by introducing me to the stallholder who offered the best exchange rates.
    • 2003, Peter Watt, To Chase the Storm, Pan MacMillan Australia, unnumbered page,
      ‘I have not seen my cousin Patrick in years,’ Martin answered defensively. ‘I doubt that, considering the way our lives have gone, an officer of the King′s army would be shouting me a drink in Mr O′Riley′s pub these days. []
    • 2005, George G. Spearing, Dances with Marmots: A Pacific Crest Trail Adventure, page 32,
      Anyhow, he obviously bore no grudge against Kiwis, for he shouted me a beer and opened another one for himself, punctuating the operation with a spectacular and resounding fart that by all the laws of physical science should have left his trousers flapping in smouldering shreds.
    • 2010, Ivan Dunn, The Legend of Beau Baxter, HarperCollins Publishers, New Zealand, unnumbered page,
      Truth is, I notice the other blokes who have been shouting me nodding among themselves and thinking they′d better get in the queue if I am buying. Not likely. I am out of there.
  5. (Internet) To post a text message (for example, email) in upper case.
    Please don't shout in the chat room.

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  • See also Wikisaurus:shout

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