A public greeting or acknowledgment of a person, group, or organization.

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  • shout-out — «SHOWT owt», noun. Informal. a public acknowledgment, reference, or mention by name, usually intended as a compliment or mark of approval: »He dropped the names of Jackson Pollack and Piet Mondrian, gave a shout out to Frank Gehry, and supplied a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shout-out — A shout out is a greeting or acknowledgment of a person, group, or organization of significance. It is often done as a sign of respect, synonymous with giving props .The Oxford English Dictionary dates the term back to 1990, and notes that in the …   Wikipedia

  • shout out — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms shout out : present tense I/you/we/they shout out he/she/it shouts out present participle shouting out past tense shouted out past participle shouted out 1) to say something suddenly in a very… …   English dictionary

  • shout-out — UK [ˈʃaʊtˌaʊt] / US noun [countable] informal 1) a greeting, especially when someone on the radio sends the greeting to someone who might be listening give a shout out: Please give a shout out to my sister in Florida. 2) a public statement of… …   English dictionary

  • shout out — 1. verb a) To give props or acknowledgement to a person one considers important. My teacher said I shouldnt shout out all the time. b) To provide information you werent asked for, particularly in a school environment. 2. noun …   Wiktionary

  • shout out — phr verb Shout out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑order, ↑warning …   Collocations dictionary

  • shout out — verb 1. utter a sudden loud cry (Freq. 1) 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, ↑cry, ↑call, ↑yell, ↑s …   Useful english dictionary

  • shout out — PHRASAL VERB If you shout something out, you say it very loudly so that people can hear you clearly. [V P n (not pron)] They shouted out the names of those detained... [V P with quote] I shouted out I m OK ... [ …   English dictionary

  • shout-out — noun Date: 1990 a brief expression of greeting or praise given especially on a broadcast or audio recording …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shout-out — noun informal (especially in hip hop or dance music) a mention, credit, or greeting, typically one made over the radio or during a live performance …   English new terms dictionary

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