yell silently

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to yell silently

  1. (idiomatic) To think very strong thoughts that one wishes to yell out loud but does not.
    • 1964. Isaac Asimov, The Rest of the Robots, Doubleday, page 341:
      He yelled silently at R. Daneel: Machine!
    • 1988. Craig Thomas, Winter Hawk, Morrow, page 373:
      Shut up, he yelled silently as the woman cried out in pain and terror in the cabin behind him.
    • 2002. Elizabeth Lowell, Eden Burning, HarperCollins, page 365:
      Hurry, he yelled silently to the pilot. Hurry!