Shout and Yell


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Shout verb – To speak so as to be heard at a distance.
Usage example: well-wishers shouted to departing passengers from the dock

Yell is a synonym for shout in cry topic. In some cases you can use "Yell" instead the word "Shout" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like sound, speech, clamour, vociferate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shouted, shouting
Synonyms for Shout


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Yell noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: the crowd gave a yell of approval

Shout is a synonym for yell in cry topic. You can use "Shout" instead the word "Yell" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as speech, clamour, vociferate, loud cry. popular alternative
Nearby Words: yelled, yelling
Synonyms for Yell

How words are described

long long shout long yell
loud loud shout loud yell
huge huge shout huge yell
little little shout little yell
Other adjectives: unique, commanding, random, creepy.

Common collocations

phrase shout phrase yell phrase
sense shout sense yell sense
word shout word yell word
encouragement shout encouragement yell encouragement
Other nouns: name, line, time, bit, words, abuse, defiance, gibberish, times, names, attacks, orders, lines, obscenities, warnings, commands, directions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Xemnas is very similar in this regard, since he doesn't bother to yell or shout like he did in Kingdom Hearts II and just remains solemn.
  • Video Game / Alpha Prime However, the insane workers you fight in the game act completely like normal humans (and don't even yell or shout crazy stuff during combat) and can even be seen sitting around lounging, drinking coffee together, or simply tending to their workstations during the "Offices" level.
  • Film / The Man from Snowy River The second film features a similar scene, but the yell is more of a wordless shout of anguish.
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