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Definition of shout-out

shout-out

noun

  • a greeting.
    I'd like to send shout-outs to all my friends.
    Would you be able to do me a shout out?
    I hate it when my friends give people I don't know shoutouts.

    Last edited on May 12 2013. Submitted by Lorraine from Toronto, ON, Canada on Mar 16 2002.

  • a public recognition of someone, usually in thanks or praise. Hyphenated.
    At the Oscars, Penelope Cruz gave a shout-out to her favorite director, Pedro Almodovar.
                                                                                 

                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Good Cop Bad Dog", Modern Family (TV) , Season 2 Episode 22 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 29 2011. Submitted by Shannon from Chicago, IL, USA on Mar 03 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'thank you, thanks':

Definitions include: to defeat comprehensively.
Definitions include: "okay, thanks, 'bye".
Definitions include: shortened version of "okay, thanks, bye."
Definitions include: "thanks".
Definitions include: "thanks".
Definitions include: to praise or congratulate oneself, or give oneself thanks.
Definitions include: either "goodbye" or "thank you" or "good luck."
Definitions include: praise, congratulations, or thanks.
Definitions include: "thanks".
Definitions include: "ok, thanks."
Definitions include: acronym for "thanks in advance".
Definitions include: "thank you."
Definitions include: thanks.
Definitions include: acronym for "thank you so much".
Definitions include: shortened version of "okay, thanks, bye."

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Other terms relating to 'out':

Definitions include: the feeling when you defecate huge and your anus is stretched.
Definitions include: fatigued after amphetamine use.
Definitions include: very; really; extremely.
Definitions include: to ask a person on a date.
Definitions include: in an irreparably bad situation; "out of luck"; "screwed".
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to get someone out of jail by posting bail.
Definitions include: to tell on someone; "snitch".
Definitions include: a session of getting baked (i.e. high from marijuana.)
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: See also balls to the wall.
Definitions include: to hit or cause bodily injury.
Definitions include: to study to excess or to be over-competitive in school-work.
Definitions include: to beat severely.
Definitions include: to beat severely.

Other terms relating to 'shout':

Definitions include: to contact a person.
Definitions include: To treat someone to something.
Definitions include: phrase described to phoning someone.
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: to vomit.

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