Search Result for "exclaiming":
1. an abrupt excited utterance;
- Example: "she gave an exclamation of delight"
- Example: "there was much exclaiming over it"
[syn: exclamation, exclaiming]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Exclaim \Ex*claim"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Exclaimed; p. pr. & vb. n. Exclaiming.] [L. exclamare, exclamatum; ex + clamare to cry out; cf. OF. exclamer. See Clam.] To cry out from earnestness or passion; to utter with vehemence; to call out or declare loudly; to protest vehemently; to vociferate; to shout; as, to exclaim against oppression with wonder or astonishment; "The field is won!" he exclaimed. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
exclaiming n 1: an abrupt excited utterance; "she gave an exclamation of delight"; "there was much exclaiming over it" [syn: exclamation, exclaiming]