shout-out

shout-out

[shout-out]
noun
Informal. a quick public expression of thanks, admiration, etc.: I’d like to give a big shout-out to my mom who’s in the audience tonight.
Also, shoutout.


Origin:
1990–95; shout + out

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Main Entry:  shout-out
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an acknowledgment, credit, or greeting given for someone during a radio or television show; a mention made to show respect
Example:  We'd like to give a shout-out to all our loyal fans.
Etymology:  1990
Usage:  slang
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