Exclaim - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈskleɪm|  American pronunciation of the word exclaim
Brit.  |ɪkˈskleɪm|  British pronunciation of the word exclaim

verb

- utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy(syn: cry, outcry, shout)

'I won!' he exclaimed

- state or announce(syn: proclaim, promulgate)

'I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed

Examples

“Here he comes!” someone exclaimed.

She exclaimed in delight over the Christmas tree.

The children exclaimed with wonder when they saw the elephant.

He exclaimed that he was innocent.

'No!' she exclaimed in shock.

'I won!' he exclaimed

'I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exclaim
he/she/it: exclaims
present participle: exclaiming
past tense: exclaimed
past participle: exclaimed
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