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verb [intransitive/transitive] American English pronunciation: shout /ʃaʊt/ 
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present tense
present participleshouting
past tenseshouted
past participleshouted
  1. Sound effect: shout to say something in a loud voice

    "Stop!" he shouted.

    shout at the top of your voice (=as loudly as you can):

    "I want to go now," Danny shouted at the top of his voice.

    1. a.
      to use a loud voice when you are angry
      shout at someone/something:

      Donna shouted at the men furiously.

      shout insults/abuse (at someone):

      As she left the court, she shouted insults at the police.

      scream and shout (at someone/something):

      Some of the patients were screaming and shouting at the nurses.

    2. b.
      to use a loud voice when you want someone far away to hear you
      shout to someone:

      We shouted across to the driver to tell him to turn off the engine.

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