shout


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shout

Informal Brit, Austral, and NZ
a. a round, esp of drinks
b. one's turn to buy a round of drinks

shout

To yell or scream via email. It is WRITING WITH ALL CAPITAL LETTERS TO MAKE A POINT instead of using asterisks and underscored words which are considered a gentler way to emphasize something.
References in classic literature ?
It was a shout of sudden excitement at the appearance of a horseman cleaving the crowd at full gallop.
"I didn't say felons!" the Chancellor explained.) "You may be sure that I always sympa--"("'Ear, 'ear!" shouted the crowd, so loudly as quite to drown the orator's thin squeaky voice) "--that I always sympa--" he repeated.("Don't simper quite so much!" said the man under the window.
Thus he shouted, and all crowded around, laughing, while the brown ale flowed; and they called Little John a brave fellow, each swearing that he loved him as his own brother; for when one has entertainment with nothing to pay, one loves the man that gives it to one.
Then the people shouted so loud that folk came running from all about to see what was the ado; while Little John leaped down from the stand and gave the staff back to him that had lent it to him.
"Get in, I'll take you all," Mikolka shouted again, leaping first into the cart, seizing the reins and standing straight up in front.
"Let me get in, too, mates," shouted a young man in the crowd whose appetite was aroused.
'From A-a-a-a!' one of the peasants shouted with all his might, but still it was impossible to make out who they were.
Keep up!' shouted another, ceaselessly beating his horse with the switch.
The window frame which prevented anyone from sitting on the outer sill was being forced out by two footmen, who were evidently flurried and intimidated by the directions and shouts of the gentlemen around.
Let's have a bottle of rum!" shouted Pierre, banging the table with a determined and drunken gesture and preparing to climb out of the window.
I heard answering shouts from the people in the water about me.
A man, knee-deep near the towing path, shouted inaudibly to me and pointed.