The definition of a shout is a loud call.(noun)
An example of shout is loudly calling for a friend across the street.
See shout in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: orig. uncert.Austral., N.Z., Informal one's turn to buy a round of drinks, etc.
Origin: ME schoute, prob. < an OE cognate of ON skūta, a taunt, prob. < IE *(s)kud-, to cry out > scout
See shout in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English shoute
Origin: , perhaps from Old Norse skūta, a taunt; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.
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