• "'Boh! Boh!' the clear voice shouted."
    "'Boh! Boh!' the clear voice shouted."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shouting uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
    • n shouting encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators "it's all over but the shouting"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

"Here Is the Coach!" Shouted Candlewick "Here Is the Coach!" Shouted Candlewick


  • Oliver Cromwell
    “Do not trust to the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “A yawn is a silent shout.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “One should be more concerned about what his conscience whispers than about what other people shout.”
  • Woodrow T. Wilson
    “It is just as hard to do your duty when men are sneering at you as when they are shouting at you.”
  • Napoleon Hill
    “The battle is all over except the shouting when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.”
  • Tibetan Proverb
    Tibetan Proverb
    “Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts”


All over bar the shouting - When something is all over bar the shouting, the outcome is absolutely certain.('All over but the shouting' is also used.)


In literature:

The lieutenant shouted in return.
"Ned Garth" by W. H. G. Kingston
At length a shout from the deck reached my ears, and looking round, I saw that we were on the outside of the floe.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
I shouted to him that he might know help was coming, but he did not answer.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
I shouted to them every now and then, but no voice answered my calls.
"Snow Shoes and Canoes" by William H. G. Kingston
Again and again he and Stephen shouted and knocked louder and louder.
"Roger Willoughby" by William H. G. Kingston
We three boys could not refrain from giving way to a shout of joy, believing that the battle was won; but we were grievously mistaken.
"The Boy who sailed with Blake" by W.H.G. Kingston
After waiting for some time, we thought we heard Ben shouting to us.
"Saved from the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Harry shouted to Charley and Tom, and they came back to give me their assistance.
"The Two Supercargoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
The people were quite friendly, we thought, though they crowded round me shouting to see the 'woman.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
Again exerting his lungs, the youth shouted with all his might, and then paused to listen; but there was no reply.
"The Rover of the Andes" by R.M. Ballantyne

In poetry:

O for a shout of sacred joy
To God the sovereign King!
Let every land their tongues employ,
And hymns of triumph sing.
"Psalm 47" by Isaac Watts
He heard the shout of joy, for now
A boat approach'd the wall,
And eager to the welcome aid
They crowd for safety all.
"Lord William" by Robert Southey
She is not dead, she's shouting,
Borne on triumphant wing,
"O grave, where is thy vict'ry,
O Death, where is thy sting?"
"On The Death Of Miss Eleanora Henderson" by David John Scott
Now a knocking at the door,
Now a shouting in the street,
Makes her poor heart run before,
The most bitter news to meet.
"Missing" by Katharine Tynan
Sometimes a distant shout of boys
At play upon the terrace walk,
The shutting of great doors, and noise
Of muttered talk.
"The Poet's Song" by Archibald Lampman
Hoary and bent I dance one hour:
What though I die at morn?
There is a shout among the stars,
"To-night a child is born."
"A Dedication To E.C.B." by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Shout-out for the cutthroat trout.
The New South's sincerest voice comes equipped with an old pro's soul and a Lil B mixtape shout-out.
My wife fairly shouts to be heard above the music and the din of many people talking and having a good time.
It had spent the previous week within shouting distance of its designated drill site.
There was shouting and chanting at the Statehouse last week, but it wasn't over GOP-backed election law changes.
Your book shouts out New Mexican food, too.
But in order to get your maximum attention, we're shouting them together.
Suspect driving recklessly stops to attack shouting pedestrian.
These past several years I've been shouting to all who would listen that while China does indeed have a stranglehold on current production of rare earths that's not something that we really need to worry about.
They pound a cheap ball on the cracked tiles as a few hundred boys and girls watch the game, shouting, chatting and flirting.
An inmate shouts during morning stretching at the Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility Aug 22 in Mineville.
Streaker gets shout-out from Ellen.
Shouting swear words has a powerful pain-killing effect, study shows.
Rap often sounds like a young black man shouting.
What else would he be shouting about, thinks a listener who can't understand all the words, but how angry he is at people like me.

In science:

Typical websites for conflict-resolution do not have this data, so users can only resort to online shouting matches to get their voices heard.
Widescope - A social platform for serious conversations on the Web
Here, the hedgehog, as a competitor in the race, does not run at all, while his wife is waiting at the end of the furrow, shouting in low German “Ick bin all hier!” (“I’m already here!”).
Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
However, suppose Bob is busy defusing a bomb and Alice is shouting from a distance which wire to cut : she will not say “the blue wire” just once, and hope that Bob heard correctly.
Quantum Computing
A presenter who, in passing, casually referred to ‘field galaxies’ was immediately shouted down.
Nearby Large-Scale Structures and the Zone of Avoidance: A Conference Summary and Assessment
For whispering and shouting, the dynamics might diverge from linearity further.
Testing the assumptions of linear prediction analysis in normal vowels