yell at

yell at (someone or something)

1. To address someone or something with a loud cry or shout. Don't you dare yell at my children that way! He stood in the field yelling at the night sky for all of his misfortunes.
2. To express something to someone or something with a loud cry or shout. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "yell" and "at." I had to yell my instructions at the engineers below me due to the high winds. The coach kept yelling obscenities at the referees during the game.
See also: yell
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

yell something at someone or something

to shout something at someone or something, usually in anger. Please don't yell those things at me. He stood on the porch, yelling curses at a dog on his lawn.
See also: yell

yell at someone or something

to shout at someone or something, usually in anger. Please don't yell at me. There is no point in yelling at a cat.
See also: yell
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

yell at

To shout at someone or something in anger, often at length: The coach yelled at the team after they lost the game.
See also: yell
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Whether you have one child or twenty (or one you still yell at who is twenty), strengthen your relationships and maybe even laugh a little more--by taking the challenge today.
Stephen, 29, has worked for Yell at their office in St Vincent Street, Glasgow, for more than five years.
I cry every night about it, and I yell at my parents when they are watching TV, but they just yell at me to leave them alone.
In early trading yesterday, the shares, which at Monday's close had underperformed Britain's media sector by 15 per cent over the previous 12 months, were up 3.4 per cent at 505.51p, valuing Yell at about pounds 3.9 billion.
But the UK market has been opened up to competition, and this could leave Yell at a disadvantage unless it renegotiates its position with the regulator.
Sumire's job is to cook for Momo, give him money, wash his hair, and yell at him when he does something stupid; Momo's job is to act stupid so Sumire can yell at him, greet her at the door, lay his head on her lap, and cuddle up in bed with her.
The hotel manager come up to yell at him, but was just freaked out by this long-haired dirt butting a little 15-year-old's head into the wall.
However, that fell far short of a pounds 923.2 million consensus forecast, mainly due to a smaller-than-expected contribution from the Spanish business, which only became part of Yell at the start of August.
Fourth, understand that some parents yell at kids because they cannot yell at their bosses or neighbors.