Crossword clues for yell
- Scream and holler
- Tarzan trademark
- Voting alliance
- "Go, team, go!," e.g.
- Raise one's voice
- Raise the volume?
- Say "HEY YOU!," e.g.
- A loud utterance
- Often in protest or opposition
- A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
- Hoot and holler
- Island off Scotland
- Georgian's rebel ___
- Football cheer
- Rebel ___
- Cheerleader's verse
- Rebel ___, in Dixie
- College cheer
- Item for a cheerleader
- Obey a cheerleader
- Rebels' noise
- Be noisy
- "Locomotive," for one
- Cheerleader's routine
- Make oneself heard in the din
- Rebel follower
- Cheerleaders' number
- Cry out loud
- "Gimme a C...!" is one
- Protest in no uncertain terms
- Speak to the hard-of-hearing?
- Cheerleader's cheer
- Raise the roof
- "Gimme a C!" etc.
- Cheerleader's bit
- "Gimme an A!...," e.g.
- Cheerleaders' practice
- Give a hoot
- Cheerleader's practice
- What fans may do
- Try to reach the hard-of-hearing?
- Long-distance call?
- "Gimme a C! ...," e.g.
- "Gimme a C ...!," e.g.
- "2, 4, 6, 8 - Who do we appreciate?," e.g.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Yell \Yell\, n. A sharp, loud, hideous outcry.
Their hideous yells
Rend the dark welkin.
Yell \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. gal
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.
Nor the night raven, that still deadly yells.
Infernal ghosts and hellish furies round Environed thee; some howled, some yelled.
Yell \Yell\, v. t.
To utter or declare with a yell; to proclaim in a loud tone.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English giellan (West Saxon), gellan (Mercian) "to yell, sound, shout," class III strong verb (past tense geal, past participle gollen), from Proto-Germanic *gel- (cognates: Old Norse gjalla "to resound," Middle Dutch ghellen, Dutch gillen, Old High German gellan, German gellen "to yell"), extended form of root of Old English galan "to sing" (source of the -gale in nightingale); from PIE *ghel- (1) "to call, cry out, shout, sing" (cognates: Greek kikhle "thrush," khelidon "the swallow"). Intransitive sense from early 13c. Related: Yelled; yelling.
late 14c., originally in Scottish, from yell (v.).
Etymology 1 n. 1 A shout. 2 A phrase to be shouted. vb. 1 (context intransitive English) shout; holler; make a loud sound with the voice. 2 (context transitive English) to convey by shouting Etymology 2
(context Ulster English) dry (qualifier: of cow)
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" [syn: shout, shout out, cry, call, scream, holler, hollo, squall]
utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine" [syn: scream]
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Yell may refer to:
- Vociferation or yell, a loud vocalization
- Yell, Shetland, one of the North Isles of the Shetland archipelago, Scotland
- Yell County, Arkansas, a county in Arkansas
- Yell Township, Boone County, Iowa
- Yell Sound, Shetland, Scotland
- Yell Group, a British company
- Yell!, a British pop duo (1989–1991)
- Yell, the first Solouk Duo album (2013)
Usage examples of "yell".
The Abies girl was lying there dead and stinking and his face got tight, then he made a little fist as though he was going to yell.
Hispanic field workers have gathered in front of the admin building and are yelling something about better housing and recreation facilities.
Dasslerond yelled at him, and she seemed even more fierce than usual, for her golden hair was all aflutter from the tingling of his electrical burst.
The herd paused for an instant at the edge of the slope, but Akela gave tongue in the full hunting yell, and they pitched over one after the other just as steamers shoot rapids, the sand and stones spurting up round them.
Something must be done, yet how few housekeepers, when called upon to sweep up a few bushels of feathers which have run amuck, have the faintest notion of what to do beyond yelling for the police?
Stop yelling or I shall order the anesthetic to be released from the vents in your saddle and we shall have no further trouble from you.
The Archdeacon, practised on his feet in many fencing bouts, flew out of the door and down the drive, and Gregory and the Colonel both lost breath--the first yelling for Ludding, the second shouting after the priest.
Suddenly the blood-curdling war-whoop arose from all sides at once, a rattling volley of rifle-shots pattered against the palisades, and a swarm of yelling, naked figures leaped from the surrounding obscurity.
It was Blinar trying to yell orders to the others-but to no aval Suddenly, the alarms stopped.
Ned yelled as he tugged the pin from his last black banger, lifted the hatch, dropped it down and shut the hatch again.
There was a second call for Pewamo as Villiers, in search of Torve, came upon Admiral Beagle jumping up and down and yelling about barbarism, and Torve blandly nodding in time to his jumps.
Room, Beery was standing at a telephone, jiggling the hook up and down savagely, yelling at the operator to trace the call.
The boy let the bolas fly, yelling with adrenalin intoxication, and it caught the sayce on its forelegs, stones twisting in ever-shorter arcs with incredible speed.
It was a most fortunate move, for next second the dignified crowd of Kukuanas uttered a simultaneous yell of horror, and bolted back some yards.
When it was safely out of range, some of the robbers yelled back threats and insults, which Borel could not understand at the distance.