exclaiming exclaiming  /ɪks ˈkleɪ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an abrupt excited utterance

Usage(s):

  1. The crowd is rapt with attention, often bursting into laughter or exclaiming at the screens.
  2. A townsman came in from sunning himself on a roof, exclaiming that he had never seen anything like it, he had turned brown in no time at all.

News

  1. New Great Lake exhibit opens at Shedd Aquarium

    Two-year-old Carson Bobek squealed, then recoiled as he plunged both hands into the icy water exclaiming — “Too far!” He gestured to a 4-foot, toothless black fish that slowly lumbered by and carefully stuck near the gravel-lined bottom of the 1,440 gallon tank Tuesday at the Shedd Aquarium’s newly revamped Great Lakes exhibit, “At Home on the Great Lakes.” A second, then a third fish, called ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. Concerts, neon, sand and fireworks to cap off Riverfest

    “We got the beat!” the River Festival is exclaiming as it heads into its final two days with a blow-out: the Go-Go’s playing a beach party (remember the tug-of-war? It’s back), a shot at a world record for the most people wearing sunglasses at night, a concert by Big Head Todd and the Monsters, a neon party with complimentary glow sticks, and the final fireworks to cap it all off.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  1. "Exclaiming with joy or complaining doesn't help," Hitzfeld said in South Africa last year. "Sometimes the supposedly weak groups turn out to be very difficult and the supposedly strong ones are easier to take control of."
    on Apr 5, 2010 By: Ottmar Hitzfeld Source: USA Today

  2. "She didn't think that was very presidential, especially with the staff watching what was going on," Mesnier says. "But President Reagan didn't care at all. He keeps scraping what was on his shirt and eating it and exclaiming that it was...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Roland Mesnier Source: RisMedia.com (press release)

  3. Sethi, the son of Najam Sethi and Jugnu Mohsin, the couple behind the political weekly The Friday Times, says one of his earliest memories is "of Zia...... actually, my Daadi exclaiming Zia mar gaya".
    on Jul 20, 2009 By: Jugnu Mohsin Source: Indian Express

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