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cry

Definitions by Oxford


[krʌɪ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- shed tears, typically as an expression of distress, pain, or sorrow
(e.g: don't cry—it'll be all right)

- shout or scream, typically to express fear, pain, or grief
(e.g: the centre forward cried in pain as he went down under the challenge)

- (of a bird or other animal) make a loud characteristic call
(e.g: at the shoreline, gulls cried overhead)


Phrases:
- cry for the moon
- cry foul
- cry from the heart
- cry it out
- cry one's eyes out
- cry stinking fish
- for crying out loud
- in full cry

Origin:
Middle English (in the sense ‘ask for earnestly or loudly’): from Old French crier (verb), cri (noun), from Latin quiritare ‘raise a public outcry’, literally ‘call on the Quirites (Roman citizens) for help’


[krʌɪ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a loud inarticulate shout or scream expressing a powerful feeling or emotion
(e.g: a cry of despair)

- the loud characteristic call of a bird or other animal
(e.g: the harsh cries of magpies)

- a spell of shedding tears
(e.g: I still have a cry, sometimes, when I realize that my mother is dead)

- a pack of hounds
(e.g: he kept a cry of hounds to hunt in the wilderness)


Phrases:
- cry for the moon
- cry foul
- cry from the heart
- cry it out
- cry one's eyes out
- cry stinking fish
- for crying out loud
- in full cry

Origin:







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