Definition of exclaim in English:
Cry out suddenly in surprise, strong emotion, or pain: [with direct speech]: ‘Well I never,’ she exclaimed she looked in the mirror, exclaiming in dismay at her appearance
More example sentences
- Her feet stumbled on rocks, and she kept following, afraid but unable to scream for help or to exclaim in surprise.
- I wasn't screaming or shouting or exclaiming, just calmly saying the truth.
- Danielle suddenly exclaimed, hurrying to the window to look out again.
Late 16th century: from French exclamer or Latin exclamare, from ex- 'out' + clamare 'to shout'.
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