Pronunciation Verb

yell (yells, present participle yelling; past and past participle yelled)

  1. (intransitive) shout; holler; make a loud sound with the voice.
  2. (transitive) to convey by shouting
    He yelled directions to the party from the car.
  3. (slang) to tell someone off (in a loud and angry manner)
    If I come home late again, my dad is gonna yell at me.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Noun

yell (plural yells)

  1. A shout.
  2. A phrase to be shouted.
    • 1912, The Michigan Alumnus (volume 18, page 152)
      After the dinner a general reception was held in the spacious parlors of the hotel during which the occasion was very much enlivened with the old college songs and old college yells, which transported us all in mind and feelings […]

yell (not comparable)

  1. (Ulster) dry (of cow)

Proper noun
  1. .
  2. An unincorporated community in Marshall County, Tennessee, named after Archibald Yell.
  3. Surname

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