verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- excitor nerve,
- excitoreflex nerve,
- exclamation mark,
- exclamation point,
Origin of exclaim
Examples from the Web for exclaimed
“Every time you see me, you want to mess with me,” Garner exclaimed, short of breath.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clinton exclaimed at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers.Hillary Clinton Basks in Labor’s Love: ‘This Is Like a Homecoming!’|David Freedlander|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Russians looked at their radar screens and exclaimed, “The target started falling apart.”
Smith's reaction was violent: he exclaimed, "What the hell is wrong with you?"An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)|Amy Zimmerman|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pavlenko exclaimed, taking a swig of the Ukrainian vodka known as harilka.
“I thought so,” he exclaimed, when we had got about half a mile below the rapid.Snow Shoes and Canoes|William H. G. Kingston
"The devil is strong in them," exclaimed a distant voice, which appeared to be that of a priest.
I exclaimed vaguely, recollecting the acceptance of Mrs. Shand's invitation about a week previously.The Sign of Silence|William Le Queux
"Upon my word, your grapes this year are divine," exclaimed the Judge entering, holding up a large bunch in his hand.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
Margaret exclaimed, a sudden realization that was almost panic showing itself in her voice.East Angels|Constance Fenimore Woolson
Word Origin for exclaim
1560s, back-formation from exclamation or else from Middle French exclamer (16c.), from Latin exclamare "cry out loud," from ex- intensive prefix "out" (see ex-) + clamare "cry, shout, call" (see claim (v.)). Spelling influenced by claim. Related: Exclaimed; exclaiming.