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n. pl. out·cries
1. A loud cry or clamor.
2. A strong protest or objection: public outcry over the rise in prices.
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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)
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n., pl. -cries.
1. a strong and usu. public expression of protest or indignation.
2. a crying out.
3. a loud cry or shout.
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Past participle: outcried
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|Noun||1.||outcry - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"|
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
yodel - a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
|Verb||1.||outcry - shout louder than|
|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
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noun protest, complaint, objection, cry, dissent, outburst, disapproval, clamour, uproar, commotion, protestation, exclamation, formal complaint, hue and cry, hullaballoo, demurral There was a public outcry from those opposed to abortion.
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outcry[ˈaʊtkraɪ] N (= protest) → protesta f, clamor m; (= noise) → alboroto m
to raise an outcry about sth → levantar fuertes protestas por algo
there was a great outcry → hubo fuertes protestas
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n → Aufschrei m → der Empörung (→ against über +acc); (= public protest) → Protestwelle f → (against gegen); to cause an outcry against somebody/something → zu lautstarkem Protest gegen jdn/etw führen; to raise an outcry against somebody/something → gegen jdn/etw lautstarken Protest erheben; there was a general outcry about the increase in taxes → eine Welle des Protests erhob sich wegen der Steuererhöhung
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a show of disapproval etc, especially by the general public. There was a great outcry about the inadequate train service. uitroep, protes صَرْخَة إسْتِنْكار протест protesto bouře hněvu der Aufschrei opstandelse διαμαρτυρία, κατακραυγήprotesta pahameeletorm فریاد اعتراض protesti tolléמחאה कड़ा विरोध neodobravanje felzúdulás pernyataan kecewa hávær mótmæli protesta 非難 격렬한 항의 nepasitenkinimas, protestas neapmierinātība, protests bantahan protestramaskrik, ståheikrzyk فرياد protesto protest протест búrka hnevu vik in krik negodovanje rabalder, ramaskri การคัดค้านอย่างรุนแรง protesto, şikâyet 喊叫 гучний крик, вигук نامنظوري کا اظہار la ó 喊叫
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