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shout-out

[shout-out] /ˈʃaʊtˌaʊt/
noun
1.
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
1990-1995
1990-95; shout + out
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Contemporary definitions for shout-out
noun

an acknowledgment, credit, or greeting given for someone during a radio or television show; a mention made to show respect

Examples

We'd like to give a shout-out to all our loyal fans.

Word Origin

1990

Usage Note

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Slang definitions & phrases for shout-out

shout-out

noun

A mentioning of a person verbally or in writing, esp to show respect; an acknowledgment given a person during a radio or television show: The Beatles gave a shout-out to their manager


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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