Shouting
Shout Shout (shout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shouting}.] [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. sk[=u]ta, sk[=u]ti, a taunt.] 1. To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc. [1913 Webster]

Shouting of the men and women eke. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To entertain with refreshments or the like gratuitously; to treat. [Slang, Australia & U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{To shout at}, to utter shouts at; to deride or revile with shouts. [1913 Webster]


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  • Shouting — Shou|ting [ ʃa̮utɪŋ ], das; [s] [engl. shouting, zu: to shout = rufen, schreien]: aus [kultischen] Gesängen der afroamerikanischen Musik entwickelter Gesangsstil des Jazz mit starker Tendenz zu abgehacktem Rufen od. Schreien. * * * Shou|ting [… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • shouting — shout|ing [ˈʃautıŋ] n [U] 1.) when people say things very loudly ▪ We heard a lot of shouting and went to investigate. 2.) be all over bar the shouting BrE spoken used to say that something is almost finished and there is no doubt what the result …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shouting — See: ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shouting — See: ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shouting — noun Shouting is used before these nouns: ↑match …   Collocations dictionary

  • Shouting — Shou|ting das; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. shouting, eigtl. »das Schreien«, zu engl. to shout »rufen, schreien«> aus [kultischen] Gesängen der Afroamerikaner entwickelter Gesangsstil des Jazz mit starker Tendenz zu abgehacktem Rufen… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • shouting — See: all over but the shouting …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shouting — noun 1. encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators (Freq. 2) it s all over but the shouting • Syn: ↑cheering • Derivationally related forms: ↑cheer (for: ↑cheering) …   Useful english dictionary

  • shouting — noun The action of the verb to shout …   Wiktionary

  • shouting — Synonyms and related words: bawling, blatant, boanergean, brawling, clamorous, clamoursome, crying, loudmouthed, noisy, obstreperous, openmouthed, screaming, vociferant, vociferating, vociferous, yammering, yapping, yelling, yelping …   Moby Thesaurus

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