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 ?
She is well-pleased with the sound of rattles and of timbrels, with the voice of flutes and the outcry of wolves and bright-eyed lions, with echoing hills and wooded coombes.
He tore his hair, and raised such an outcry that all the neighbours came around him, and he told them how he used to come and visit his gold.
Wherever there was trouble and uproar in camp, fighting and squabbling or the outcry of a squaw over a bit of stolen meat, they were sure to find White Fang mixed up in it and usually at the bottom of it.
This supposition so well reconciled his conduct to the general opinion, that it met with universal assent; and the outcry against his lenity soon began to take another turn, and was changed into an invective against his cruelty to the poor girl.
There was no sound as the man beast sprang upon the back of his prey and bore it to the ground for steel fingers closed simultaneously upon the soldier's throat, effectually stifling any outcry.
Without any effort of his will, or power to restrain himself, he shrieked aloud: an outcry that went pealing through the night, and was beaten back from one house to another, and reverberated from the hills in the background; as if a company of devils, detecting so much misery and terror in it, had made a plaything of the sound, and were bandying it to and fro.
Meanwhile, and in the midst of all the roar and outcry, those who were nearest to the pile, heaped up again the burning fragments that came toppling down, and raked the fire about the door, which, although a sheet of flame, was still a door fast locked and barred, and kept them out.
Inspired by the splendor of his own act, he took without an outcry the most merciless flaying that even Mr.
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.
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.
They did not know the cause of his outcry, only that it was a warning of danger ahead.
True enough, now thoroughly aware of the game, Michael made outcry to the waiter till the fourth glass was brought.