A loud burst of voice or voices; a violent and sudden outcry, especially that of a multitude expressing joy, triumph, exultation, anger, or animated courage. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, slang) A round of drinks in a pub; the turn to pay the shot or scot; an act of paying for a round of drinks. (Britain, Australia, slang) A call-out for an emergency services team. (informal) A greeting, name-check or other mention, for example on a radio or TV programme. (intransitive) To utter a sudden and loud cry, as in joy, triumph, exultation or anger, or to attract attention, to animate others, etc. (transitive) To utter with a shout; to cry; to shout out (colloquial) To pay for food, drink or entertainment for others. (Internet) To post a text message (for example, email) in upper case, regarded as the electronic messaging equivalent of oral shouting. (transitive, obsolete) To treat with shouts or clamor. (Britain, dialect) A light flat-bottomed boat used in duck-shooting.