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American English: /ʃaʊt/
British English: /ʃaʊt/

Translation of shout in Spanish:


  • to give a shout of joy/pain
    dar un grito de alegría/dolor
    give me a shout when you're ready [colloquial]
    avísame cuando estés listo
    pégame un grito cuando estés listo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • She gave out a strong shout, much louder than she intended to.
    • The superior officer clapped his hands and called for attention with a loud shout, which echoed throughout the hold.
    • Loud shouts, yells, and laughs ran from the tavern and out onto the street, disturbing the town's late night silence.

intransitive verb

  • there's no need to shout don't all shout out at once
    no griten todos a la vez
    to shout at somebody
    gritarle a alguien
    don't shout at me
    ¡no me grites!
    to shout to somebody
    gritarle a alguien
    he shouted to her to come back
    le gritó que volviese
    to shout for somebody
    llamar a alguien a gritos
    to shout for something
    pedir algo a gritos
    to shout for help
    pedir auxilio a gritos
    to shout for joy
    gritar de alegría
    how was your weekend? — oh, nothing to shout about
    ¿qué tal el fin de semana? — bah, nada especial or nada del otro mundo

transitive verb

  • go away! he shouted
    —¡váyanse!— gritó
    I shouted (out) a warning to shout abuse at somebody
    insultar a alguien a gritos
    Example sentences
    • A female friend Ms Owen shouted out in court that the decision to adjourn the hearing was ‘cruel.’
    • Allegedly she turns when her name is shouted out.
    • After one of his typically brilliant campaign speeches, someone shouted out to Stevenson from the crowd that he had the votes of all thinking Americans.

reflexive verb

  • to shout oneself hoarse
    gritar hasta quedarse ronco or afónico
    Example sentences
    • She had shouted so loud in his face that Troy jumped startled and lost his grip on the beaker.
    • Simply because she can shout louder than Kelvin Ramnath does not mean that she makes sense.
    • Sarah shouted as loud as she could so that she could be heard over the other members of the welcoming party for the boat.

Phrasal verbs

shout down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
hacer callar a gritos

shout out

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
dar a gritos
they walked along shouting out slogans
caminaban gritando or coreando consignas
he shouted out his displeasure
manifestó a gritos su descontento
2verb + adverb
dar or pegar un grito

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