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noun [countable] informal     shout-out pronunciation in British English
/ˈʃaʊtˌaʊt/
  1. 1
    a greeting, especially when someone on the radio sends the greeting to someone who might be listening
    give a shout-out:

    Please give a shout-out to my sister in Florida.

  2. 2
    a public statement of thanks
    give a shout-out:

    I’d like to give a shout-out to everyone who helped me on this album.

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