Definitions for: Yell


[n] a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
[n] a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"
[v] utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
[v] utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"



Webster (1913) Definition: Yell (y[e^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yelled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Yelling.] [OE. yellen, [yogh]ellen, AS. giellan, gillan,
gyllan; akin to D. gillen, OHG. gellan, G. gellen, Icel.
gjalla, Sw. g["a]lla to ring, resound, and to AS., OS., &
OHG. galan to sing, Icel. gala. Cf. 1st Gale, and
Nightingale.]
To cry out, or shriek, with a hideous noise; to cry or scream
as with agony or horror.

They yelleden as feendes doon in helle. --Chaucer.

Nor the night raven, that still deadly yells.
--Spenser.

Infernal ghosts and hellish furies round Environed
thee; some howled, some yelled. --Milton.


Yell, v. t.
To utter or declare with a yell; to proclaim in a loud tone.
--Shak.


Yell, n.
A sharp, loud, hideous outcry.

Their hideous yells Rend the dark welkin. --J. Philips.

Synonyms: call, call, cry, cry, holler, hollo, outcry, scream, shout, shout out, squall, vociferation

See Also: battle cry, bellow, bellowing, bird, blue murder, boo, Bronx cheer, call out, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, complaint, cry out, emit, exclaim, halloo, halloo, hiss, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, hoot, hosanna, howl, hue and cry, hurrah, let loose, let out, outcry, pipe, pipe up, rallying cry, raspberry, razzing, roar, roar, roaring, screak, scream, screaming, screech, screech, screeching, shout, shouting, shriek, shriek, shrieking, shrill, skreak, skreigh, snort, squawk, ululate, utter, utterance, vocalization, wail, war cry, war whoop, whoop, whoop, yawl, yelling, yodel, yowl

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat



Related Resources:
animals beginning with t
z letter animals