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Main Entry: 1shout
Pronunciation: primarystressshaudott
Function: verb
1 : to utter a sudden loud cry <shouted for joy>
2 : to utter in a loud voice <shouted out the answers>
- shout·er noun
synonyms SHOUT, SHRIEK, SCREECH mean to utter a loud cry. SHOUT suggests any kind of loud cry that is meant to be heard either far away or above other noise <we shouted to them across the street>. SHRIEK suggests a high-pitched, shrill cry that is a sign of strong feeling <the children shrieked with excitement>. SCREECH suggests a drawn-out shriek that is usually without words and is very harsh and unpleasant <the cats fought and screeched>.

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