vociferate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin vociferatus, past participle of vociferari (to vociferate); vox, vocis (voice) + ferre (to bear). See voice, and bear (to carry).

Verb[edit]

vociferate (third-person singular simple present vociferates, present participle vociferating, simple past and past participle vociferated)

  1. (intransitive) To cry out with vehemence; to exclaim; to bawl; to clamor.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of William Cowper to this entry?)
  2. (transitive) To utter with a loud voice; to shout out.
    • Vicesimus Knox
      Though he may vociferate the word liberty.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XVIII:
      At the end of this period she found speech. “Of all the damn silly fatheaded things!” she vociferated, if that's the word. [...] something had occurred to wake the fiend that slept in him. “Dahlia!” he ... yes better make it vociferated once more, I'm pretty sure it's the word I want.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vociferate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of vociferare
  2. second-person plural imperative of vociferare
  3. feminine plural of vociferato

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

vōciferāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of vōciferātus