- a loud cry or call
- any sudden, loud outburst or uproar
Origin of shoutorig. uncert.Austral., N.Z., Informal one's turn to buy a round of drinks, etc.
Origin of shoutMiddle English schoute, probably from an Old English cognate of Old Norse sk?ta, a taunt, probably from Indo-European an unverified form (s)kud-, to cry out from source scout
- to utter or express in a shout
- Austral., N.Z., Informal to treat (someone) to (a round of drinks, etc.)