Synonyms for yelling

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR YELLING

And they came like the wind, yelling at the sight of their quarry.

There was a distant sound of yelling and cheering and shouting.

Wat's voice was shrill in the land, yelling, exhorting, screaming.

The remaining Indians, yelling their war whoop, fled down the river.

This time he swallowed the mouthful, yelling as though he had swallowed fire.

In the next, another is yelling to call attention to his clocks.

What's a parcel of yelling Come-Outers compared to the decency of this town?

The leader could not understand me, and kept on yelling "Forte, Forte."

Meanwhile, yelling like demons, the Rebels came on, and passed them.

A fusillade of shots and a babel of yelling from outside interrupted his words.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English gellan (Mercian), giellan (West Saxon), class III strong verb (past tense geal, past participle gollen), from Proto-Germanic *gelnanan (cf. Old Norse gjalla "to resound," Middle Dutch ghellen, Dutch gillen, Old High German gellan, German gellen "to yell"), extended form of root of Old English galan "to sing" (source of the -gale in nightingale); from PIE *ghel- "to cry out, shout, sing." Related: Yelled; yelling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR YELLING

whooping

adjectiveshouting
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