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Definitions and Synonyms of yell | Another word for yell | What is yell?

Definition 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where yell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

Synonyms for yell in the sense of this definition

(yell is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

(... is a kind of yell ) a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

(... is a kind of yell ) uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement

(... is a kind of yell ) a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle

(... is a kind of yell ) a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement

(... is a kind of yell ) sharp piercing cry

"her screaming attracted the neighbors"

(... is a kind of yell ) a loud outcry of protest or complaint

"the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise" "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"

(... is a kind of yell ) a cry of praise or adoration (to God)

(... is a kind of yell ) a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)

(... is a kind of yell ) a shout to attract attention

"he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"

(... is a kind of yell ) loud and persistent outcry from many people

"he ignored the clamor of the crowd"

(... is a kind of yell ) a cry expressing disapproval

(... is a kind of yell ) an extravagantly loud outcry

"she screamed blue murder"

(... is a kind of yell ) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

"his bellow filled the hallway"

(... is a kind of yell ) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Definition 2: a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where yell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cry of rage
  • a yell of pain

Synonyms for yell in the sense of this definition

(yell is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

(... is a kind of yell ) (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

Definition 3: utter or declare in a very loud voice - [verb of communication]

Samples where yell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine

Synonyms for yell in the sense of this definition

(yell is a kind of ...) utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)

"My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"

Definition 4: utter a sudden loud cry - [verb of communication]

Samples where yell or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle
  • I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Synonyms for yell in the sense of this definition

(yell is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of yell ) utter a harsh abrupt scream

(... is a kind of yell ) emit long loud cries

"wail in self-pity" "howl with sorrow"

(... is a kind of yell ) utter a shrill cry

(... is a kind of yell ) shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm

"The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"

(... is a kind of yell ) shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention

(... is a kind of yell ) shout `hurrah!'

(... is a kind of yell ) cry hollo

(yell has a similar meaning as ...) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

"`I won!' he exclaimed" "`Help!' she cried" "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"

(yell has a similar meaning as ...) utter in a loud voice or announce

"He called my name" "The auctioneer called the bids"

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