Definition of shout-out in English:

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shout-out

noun

informal
A message of congratulation, support, or appreciation: a special shout-out to Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Gandolfini, and Robert DeNiro for being such kick-ass cinematic mobsters
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  • There's just time for a shout-out to his granny, who has a cold and couldn't make it tonight.
  • The bass throughout is astonishingly deep and clear, and for the first time in my reviewing career I feel compelled to give a shout-out to the mastering engineer.
  • The diminutive bassist was actually getting a healthy dose of shout-outs from the audience, which led Danko to protest at one point that ‘I am a jealous man!’

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Syllabification: shout-out

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