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out·cry

 (out′krī′)
n. pl. out·cries
1. A loud cry or clamor.
2. A strong protest or objection: public outcry over the rise in prices.

outcry

n, pl -cries
1. a widespread or vehement protest
2. clamour; uproar
3. (Stock Exchange) commerce a method of trading in which dealers shout out bids and offers at a prearranged meeting: sale by open outcry.
vb, -cries, -crying or -cried
(tr) to cry louder or make more noise than (someone or something)

out•cry

(ˈaʊtˌkraɪ)

n., pl. -cries.
1. a strong and usu. public expression of protest or indignation.
2. a crying out.
3. a loud cry or shout.

outcry


Past participle: outcried
Gerund: outcrying

Imperative
outcry
outcry
Present
I outcry
you outcry
he/she/it outcries
we outcry
you outcry
they outcry
Preterite
I outcried
you outcried
he/she/it outcried
we outcried
you outcried
they outcried
Present Continuous
I am outcrying
you are outcrying
he/she/it is outcrying
we are outcrying
you are outcrying
they are outcrying
Present Perfect
I have outcried
you have outcried
he/she/it has outcried
we have outcried
you have outcried
they have outcried
Past Continuous
I was outcrying
you were outcrying
he/she/it was outcrying
we were outcrying
you were outcrying
they were outcrying
Past Perfect
I had outcried
you had outcried
he/she/it had outcried
we had outcried
you had outcried
they had outcried
Future
I will outcry
you will outcry
he/she/it will outcry
we will outcry
you will outcry
they will outcry
Future Perfect
I will have outcried
you will have outcried
he/she/it will have outcried
we will have outcried
you will have outcried
they will have outcried
Future Continuous
I will be outcrying
you will be outcrying
he/she/it will be outcrying
we will be outcrying
you will be outcrying
they will be outcrying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outcrying
you have been outcrying
he/she/it has been outcrying
we have been outcrying
you have been outcrying
they have been outcrying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outcrying
you will have been outcrying
he/she/it will have been outcrying
we will have been outcrying
you will have been outcrying
they will have been outcrying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outcrying
you had been outcrying
he/she/it had been outcrying
we had been outcrying
you had been outcrying
they had been outcrying
Conditional
I would outcry
you would outcry
he/she/it would outcry
we would outcry
you would outcry
they would outcry
Past Conditional
I would have outcried
you would have outcried
he/she/it would have outcried
we would have outcried
you would have outcried
they would have outcried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outcry - a loud utteranceoutcry - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, yowl, roar, roaring - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
blue murder - an extravagantly loud outcry; "she screamed blue murder"
catcall - a cry expressing disapproval
clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry, clamor - loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
halloo - a shout to attract attention; "he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"
hoot - a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
hosanna - a cry of praise or adoration (to God)
noise - a loud outcry of protest or complaint; "the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise"; "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"
scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching - sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
whoop - a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
battle cry, war whoop, rallying cry, war cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
yelling, shouting - uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
yodel - a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
boo, Bronx cheer, razz, razzing, snort, hiss, hoot, raspberry, bird - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Verb1.outcry - shout louder than
outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surpass, exceed, surmount - be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
2.outcry - utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
gee - give a command to a horse to turn to the right side
aah, ooh - express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'; "They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"
cry, scream, shout out, yell, squall, shout, holler, hollo, call - utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
call out - call out loudly, as of names or numbers

outcry

outcry

noun
1. A sudden, sharp utterance:
2. Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval:
Idiom: hue and cry.
Translations
صَرْخَة إسْتِنْكار
opstandelse
felzúdulás
hávær mótmæli
neapmierinātība, protests
búrka hnevu

outcry

[ˈaʊtkraɪ] N (= protest) → protesta f, clamor m; (= noise) → alboroto m
to raise an outcry about sthlevantar fuertes protestas por algo
there was a great outcryhubo fuertes protestas

outcry

[ˈaʊtkraɪ] ntollé m
a public outcry → un tollé général

outcry

nAufschrei mder Empörung (→ against über +acc); (= public protest)Protestwelle f(against gegen); to cause an outcry against somebody/somethingzu lautstarkem Protest gegen jdn/etw führen; to raise an outcry against somebody/somethinggegen jdn/etw lautstarken Protest erheben; there was a general outcry about the increase in taxeseine Welle des Protests erhob sich wegen der Steuererhöhung

outcry

[ˈaʊtˌkraɪ] nprotesta
to raise an outcry about sth → protestare contro qc

outcry

(ˈautkrai) noun
a show of disapproval etc, especially by the general public. There was a great outcry about the inadequate train service.
References in classic literature ?
The sounds grew louder and nearer, and gradually the whole valley rang with wild outcries.
Urged on by their fearful outcries, and heedless of the injury I had received--though the blood flowing from the wound trickled over into my eyes and almost blinded me--I rushed down the mountain side with the speed of the wind.
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