Definitions for: Outcry


[n] a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
[v] 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"
[v] shout louder than



Webster (1913) Definition: Out"cry`, n.
1. A vehement or loud cry; a cry of distress, alarm,
opposition, or detestation; clamor.

2. Sale at public auction. --Massinger. Thackeray.

Synonyms: call, call out, cry, cry, cry out, exclaim, outshout, shout, shout, vociferation, yell

See Also: battle cry, bellow, bellowing, bird, blue murder, boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, exceed, express, gee, give tongue to, halloo, hiss, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, hoot, hosanna, hue and cry, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, rallying cry, raspberry, razzing, roar, roaring, scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shouting, shriek, shrieking, snort, surmount, surpass, utter, utterance, verbalise, verbalize, vocalization, war cry, war whoop, whoop, yelling, yodel, yowl

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