shout (n.) Look up shout at Dictionary.com
late 14c., from shout (v.).
shout (v.) Look up shout at Dictionary.com
c. 1300, schowten "to call or cry out loudly," of unknown origin; perhaps from the root of shoot (v.) on the notion of "throw the voice out loudly," or related to Old Norse skuta "a taunt" (compare scout (v.2)); both from PIE root *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw." Related: Shouted; shouting.