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



    BrE BrE//jel//
    ; NAmE NAmE//jel//
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  1. 1a loud cry of pain, excitement, etc. to let out/give a yell a yell of delight She awoke with a yell.
  2. 2(North American English) an organized shout of support for a team at a sports event
  3. Word OriginOld English g(i)ellan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gillen and German gellen.
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