Yell - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |jel|  American pronunciation of the word yell
Brit.  |jel|  British pronunciation of the word yell


- a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition (syn: call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation)
- a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate) (syn: cry)
a yell of pain


- utter a sudden loud cry (syn: call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, squall)
I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me
- utter or declare in a very loud voice (syn: scream)
You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine

Extra examples

We saw people yelling for help.

I heard someone yelling my name.

The crowd was yelling wildly.

...the crowd gave a yell of approval...

She yelled something to them.

He yelled to us that the house was on fire.

'Help me!' she yelled hysterically.

I yelled out, 'Here I am!'

The crowd are on their feet yelling.

Don't you yell at me like that!

They yelled at him to stop.

Clare yelled in pain as she fell.

He could hear Pete yelling at the top of his voice (=very loudly).

If you need me, just yell.

She let out a yell when she saw me.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: yell
he/she/it: yells
present participle: yelling
past tense: yelled
past participle: yelled
singular: yell
plural: yells
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