Definition of shouting noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃaʊtɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃaʊtɪŋ//
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  • loud cries from a number of people Didn't you hear all the shouting?
  • Idioms
    be all over bar the shouting
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    (British English) (of an activity or a competition) to be almost finished or decided, so that there is no doubt about the final result The game is all over bar the shouting.
    within shouting distance (especially North American English) (British English also within spitting distance (of something))
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    (informal) very close
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shouting