Definition of Yell in English :

Define Yell in English

Yell meaning in English

Meaning of Yell in English

Pronunciation of Yell in English

Yell pronunciation in English

Pronounce Yell in English


see synonyms of yell


1. call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

Example Sentences:
'the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience'

2. cry, yell

a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

Example Sentences:
'a cry of rage'
'a yell of pain'


3. call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

utter a sudden loud cry

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

4. scream, yell

utter or declare in a very loud voice

Example Sentences:
'You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of yell
to shout, scream, cheer, or utter in a loud or piercing way
a loud piercing inarticulate cry, as of pain, anger, or fear
3. US and Canadian
a rhythmic cry of words or syllables, used in cheering in unison

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see synonyms of yell
a loud outcry or shout; shriek; scream
4.  US
a rhythmic cheer given in unison, as by students at a school or college football game
verb intransitive
to cry out loudly; shriek; scream
verb transitive
to utter by yelling

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of yell
v. yelled, yell·ing, yells
To cry out loudly, as in pain, fright, surprise, or enthusiasm.
To utter or express with a loud cry.
1. A loud cry; a shout.
2. A cheer uttered or chanted in unison.

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