a shout

a shout

A greeting, salute, or expression of respect to someone addressed to someone while one is being recorded or broadcast, as on radio, television, or the internet. Real quick, I just want to give a shout to my manager Sarah—without her, I never would have gotten this opportunity. While you're on the line, is there anyone you'd like to give a shout to, such as family or friends?
See also: shout

shout

n. an exclamation point. (see also screamer, shriek.) Put a shout at the end of the line. Make this dull story more sexy.

shout

/proclaim from the housetops
To make known publicly.
References in classic literature ?
But it was not a shout of execration--not a yell of exultant cruelty.
It was a shout of sudden excitement at the appearance of a horseman cleaving the crowd at full gallop.