- n a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
- n a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
a cry of rage
- n a slogan used to rally support for a cause
a cry to arms
- n a fit of weeping
had a good cry
- n the characteristic utterance of an animal
- v utter a sudden loud cry
- v shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
- v utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
- v proclaim or announce in public
before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news
- v demand immediate action
This situation is crying for attention
- v utter a characteristic sound
The cat was crying
- v bring into a particular state by crying
- The movie is a cry of national shame; for De Palma, it's a new badge of honor for a wily old vet.
- And the only memorable sound bite of the whole affair came from right-wing telepundit Ann Coulter, whose idea of an ideological rallying cry was to declare Democratic hopeful John .
- Who is crying? What lamenting sounds so sadly through the night?They are orphan children crying, bowed beneath their master's.
- Diego Maradona in Big Apple Soccer
To see Messi cry in the locker room, whoever says that he doesn't feel pride for his shirt is stupid,Argentina coach Diego Maradona said.
- Avi Arad in The Associated Press
In the Spider-Man tradition, we were looking for a smart, sensitive, and cool new Peter Parker who can inspire us and make us laugh, cry, and cheer,said Avi Arad, one of the producers on the "Spider-Man" franchise. "We believe we have...
- Joanna Lumley in guardian.co.uk
My friends of Nepal, I am your family coming to Nepal for the first time. I want to thank you so much. I want to say in the time-honoured cry, 'Ayo Gurkhali!'Lumley told the crowd from the top of her car, reciting the soldiers' traditional...