verb (used without object)
to call or cry out loudly and vigorously.
to speak or laugh noisily or unrestrainedly.
verb (used with object)
to utter or yell (something) loudly.
Australian. to treat (another) to a drink, meal, amusement, or the like.
a loud call or cry:
He gave a shout for help.
a sudden loud outburst, as of laughter.
the act of calling or crying out loudly.
a loud cry, esp to convey emotion or a command
(informal, Brit & Austral, NZ)
a round, esp of drinks
one’s turn to buy a round of drinks
(informal) a greeting (to family, friends, etc) sent to a radio station for broadcasting
(informal) an occasion on which the members of an emergency service are called out on duty
to utter (something) in a loud cry; yell
(intransitive) to make a loud noise
(transitive) (Austral & NZ, informal) to treat (someone) to (something), esp a drink
should have stood in bed, one
- Shout down
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) to drown, overwhelm, or silence by shouting or talking loudly Overwhelm or silence by yelling or jeering, as in The audience went wild and shouted down the speaker. [ c. 1920 ]
- Shout from the rooftops
Announce publicly, as in Just because I won first prize you needn’t shout it from the rooftops. This term alludes to climbing on a roof so as to be heard by more people. A similar phrase, using housetops, appears in the New Testament (Luke 12:3): “That which ye have spoken … shall be proclaimed upon […]
noun 1. a loud, often abusive quarrel or argument.
noun 1. hailing distance.