war cry


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war cry

n.
1. A cry uttered by combatants as they attack; a battle cry.
2. A phrase or slogan used to rally people to a cause.

war cry

n
1. (Military) a rallying cry used by combatants in battle
2. a cry, slogan, etc, used to rally support for a cause

war′ cry`


n.
1. a word or phrase shouted in charging; battle cry.
2. a slogan, phrase, or motto used to unite a political party, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.war cry - a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
catchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political group
2.war cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battlewar cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

war cry

noun battle cry, rallying cry, war whoop, slogan Armed warriors burst into the clearing, shrieking war cries.

war cry

noun
A rallying term used by proponents of a cause:
Translations

war cry

ngrido di guerra
References in classic literature ?
Of their elders some, by imitating the antics of youth, strive to persuade themselves that their day is not yet over; they shout with the lustiest, but the war cry sounds hollow in their mouth; they are like poor wantons attempting with pencil, paint and powder, with shrill gaiety, to recover the illusion of their spring.
He could fluff up his tail till it looked like a bottle brush, and his war cry as he scuttled through the long grass was: "Rikk-tikk-tikki-tikki-tchk
But he remembered Nag and Nagaina, and though it was very pleasant to be patted and petted by Teddy's mother, and to sit on Teddy's shoulder, his eyes would get red from time to time, and he would go off into his long war cry of "Rikk-tikk-tikki-tikki-tchk
The war cry of England is too often in the mouths of traitors.
New Delhi: With a war cry hailing Maratha ruler Shivaji Maharaj, and drawing inspiration from the king's army known in history for its guerrilla warfare, the Maratha Light Infantry, which completes 250 years in 2018, is the only regiment of the Indian Army from which two units of Special Forces have been drawn.
ISLAMABAD:The pro-India National Conference (NC) Additional General Secretary, Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal has taken an exception to the assertions of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh that India "won't hesitate to cross border", saying it smacks of a war cry and war mongering which does not behoove a person of his position and authority.
ISLAMABAD -- The pro-India National Conference (NC) Additional General Secretary, Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal has taken an exception to the assertions of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh that India 'won't hesitate to cross border', saying it smacks of a war cry and war mongering which does not behoove a person of his position and authority.
Giants Aussie war cry will be heritage tribute ENGLAND will not have to face up to the Haka during their World Cup group games but they will be subjected to a form of Australian war cry.
Report USA Belmont Stakes G1 Belmont Park, 1m4f dirt, 3yo A BELMONT STAKES that felt almost more notable for those who were missing than those who turned up went to Tapwrit as the Todd Pletcher-trained colt outstayed Irish War Cry on Saturday to claim a gritty victory in the final leg of the Triple Crown by two lengths under Jose Ortiz, writes Nicholas Godfrey.
The 37-year-old American actor-who's of Polynesian descent-once again showcased his ferocity by performing New Zealand's traditional war cry, the Haka.
That's the war cry from manager Shane Keegan (above) who steered his bottom-of-the-table side to a shock 2-1 win over champions Dundalk on Friday.
MIXU PAATELAINEN last night issued a war cry to Dundee United fans to roar their side to the Scottish Cup Final.