outcry


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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 ?
As she spoke, Jo took off her bonnet, and a general outcry arose, for all her abundant hair was cut short.
The outcry was renewed, and the order, not only to fire again, but to pursue, was too plainly audible.
Perplexed by confused voices in the woods, she lost track of the crowd, until the voices suddenly were raised in one loud outcry, followed by the crashing of timber, the splashing of water, a silence, and then a dull, continuous roar.
And then what a happiness would it have been could Hester Prynne have heard her clear, bird-like voice mingling with the uproar of other childish voices, and have distinguished and unravelled her own darling's tones, amid all the entangled outcry of a group of sportive children.
Pratt testified that she heard no outcry, and did not know what woke her up, unless it was the sound of rapid footsteps approaching the front door.
Inspired by the splendor of his own act, he took without an outcry the most merciless flaying that even Mr.
Be satisfied," said he, "I will not raise any outcry.
you may go into my room: you'll only be in the way, coming down- stairs so early: and your childish outcry has sent sleep to the devil for me.
Each at the Head Level'd his deadly aime; thir fatall hands No second stroke intend, and such a frown Each cast at th' other, as when two black Clouds With Heav'ns Artillery fraught, come rattling on Over the CASPIAN, then stand front to front Hov'ring a space, till Winds the signal blow To joyn thir dark Encounter in mid air: So frownd the mighty Combatants, that Hell Grew darker at thir frown, so matcht they stood; For never but once more was either like To meet so great a foe: and now great deeds Had been achiev'd, whereof all Hell had rung, Had not the Snakie Sorceress that sat Fast by Hell Gate, and kept the fatal Key, Ris'n, and with hideous outcry rush'd between.
I was among the number, but when after strolling about for some time we lighted a fire and sat down to enjoy the repast which we had brought with us, we were startled by a sudden and violent trembling of the island, while at the same moment those left upon the ship set up an outcry bidding us come on board for our lives, since what we had taken for an island was nothing but the back of a sleeping whale.
During the night he heard a howling and outcry beside them, struck a light in a hurry and saw an ugly dog's skin lying near him, and a beautiful Prince in the bed.
Called away by this noise and outcry, they proceeded no farther with the scrutiny of the remaining books, and so it is thought that "The Carolea," "The Lion of Spain," and "The Deeds of the Emperor," written by Don Luis de Avila, went to the fire unseen and unheard; for no doubt they were among those that remained, and perhaps if the curate had seen them they would not have undergone so severe a sentence.