[n] a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
[v] use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
[v] utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
[v] utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
[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"
abuse, blackguard, call, call out, clapperclaw, cry, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, outcry, vociferation, yell