The definition of a yell is a loud, sharp cry or shout, especially one of pain or delight.(noun)
A shout of "ouch" when you pinch your fingers is an example of a yell.
To yell is to raise your voice and shout, often in anger or frustration.(verb)
When you shout at your child not to touch the stove, this is an example of a time when you yell at your child.
See yell in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME yellen < OE giellan, akin to ON gjalla, OHG gellan < IE base *ghel-, to cry out > Gr chelidōn, a swallow
See yell in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb yelled, yell·ing, yells verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English yellen
Origin: , from Old English giellan, gellan; see ghel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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