shout out(redirected from shouts out)
1. verb To say, utter, or yell something loudly or aggressively. A noun or pronoun can be used between "shout" and "out." Please don't shout your answers out all at once like that—I can't understand you! She was shouting out directions to me as she was getting ready to leave, so I didn't hear everything she said.
2. verb To give a loud, aggressive shout or cry. We've been shouting out for hours, but no one has heard us from way down here.
3. noun 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. Often hyphenated. Real quick, I just want to give a shout out 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-out to, such as family or friends?
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1. To say something loudly and generally; announce something: The student shouted out the answer to the question. The counselors shouted instructions out as the campers hiked through the woods.
2. To utter a loud strong cry: The survivors of the earthquake shouted out in hopes of being rescued.
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