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NOUN (2)

1. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition;
- Example: "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
[syn: cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation]

2. a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate);
- Example: "a cry of rage"
- Example: "a yell of pain"
[syn: cry, yell]


VERB (2)

1. utter a sudden loud cry;
- Example: "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"
- Example: "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
[syn: shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall]

2. utter or declare in a very loud voice;
- Example: "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine"
[syn: yell, scream]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yell \Yell\, n. A sharp, loud, hideous outcry. [1913 Webster] Their hideous yells Rend the dark welkin. --J. Philips. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yell \Yell\ (y[e^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Yelling.] [OE. yellen, [yogh]ellen, AS. giellan, gillan, gyllan; akin to D. gillen, OHG. gellan, G. gellen, Icel. gjalla, Sw. g[aum]lla to ring, resound, and to AS., OS., & OHG. galan to sing, Icel. gala. Cf. 1st Gale, and Nightingale.] To cry out, or shriek, with a hideous noise; to cry or scream as with agony or horror. [1913 Webster] They yelleden as feendes doon in helle. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Nor the night raven, that still deadly yells. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Infernal ghosts and hellish furies round Environed thee; some howled, some yelled. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yell \Yell\, v. t. To utter or declare with a yell; to proclaim in a loud tone. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

yell n 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience" [syn: cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation] 2: a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain" [syn: cry, yell] v 1: utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me" [syn: shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall] 2: utter or declare in a very loud voice; "You don't have to yell--I can hear you just fine" [syn: yell, scream]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

103 Moby Thesaurus words for "yell": alleluia, applaud, applause, bark, battle cry, bawl, bellow, bemoan, bewail, blare, blat, blubber, boom, bray, breathe, buzz, cackle, call, caterwaul, chant, cheer, chirp, chorus of cheers, coo, crow, cry, cry for joy, cry out, deplore, drawl, exclaim, flute, gasp, give a cheer, groan, growl, grunt, hail, hallelujah, halloo, hiss, holler, hollo, hooray, hoot, hosanna, howl, hurrah, hurray, huzzah, keen, lament, lilt, make an outcry, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, paean, pant, pipe, rah, rallying cry, roar, rumble, scream, screech, shout, shout hosanna, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, snap, snarl, snort, sob, squall, squawk, squeal, thunder, tirade, trumpet, twang, ululate, vociferate, wail, war cry, war whoop, warble, weep, whine, whisper, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yelp, yip, yippee, yo-ho, yowl
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Yell -- U.S. County in Arkansas Population (2000): 21139 Housing Units (2000): 9157 Land area (2000): 927.891360 sq. miles (2403.227487 sq. km) Water area (2000): 20.951280 sq. miles (54.263565 sq. km) Total area (2000): 948.842640 sq. miles (2457.491052 sq. km) Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 35.038510 N, 93.362084 W Headwords: Yell Yell, AR Yell County Yell County, AR