ccry, cr, crry, cryy, kry, ry
Cry — synonyms, cry antonyms, definition
1. cry (Noun)
announcement appeal bark battle cry bawl bay bellow call call for help caterwaul challenge chant chirp clamour complaint cry of distress declaration dirge ejaculation elegy • • •
cry (Noun) — A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition.
ex. "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
cry (Noun) — A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate).
ex. "a cry of rage"
cry (Noun) — A slogan used to rally support for a cause.
ex. "a cry to arms" ex. "a war cry to arms" ex. "a rallying cry to arms" ex. "a battle cry to arms"
cry (Noun) — A fit of weeping.
ex. "had a good cry"
cry (Noun) — The characteristic utterance of an animal.
ex. "animal cries filled the night"
12 types of
blowup catchword ebullition effusion gush motto outburst shibboleth slogan sound utterance vocalization
baa bark battle cry bay bellow bellowing bird bleat blue murder boo bray bronx cheer cackle catcall caterwaul caw cheep clamor clamoring clamour • • •
2. cry (Verb)
announce bark bawl bay bellow bemoan bewail blare blazon out blubber boo breathe bully call call out caterwaul clamour cry out ejaculate exclaim • • •
cry (Verb) — Utter a sudden loud cry.
ex. "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"
cry (Verb) — Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain.
ex. "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"
cry (Verb) — Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy.
ex. "'Help!' she cried" ex. "'I won!' he cried out"
cry (Verb) — Proclaim or announce in public.
ex. "He cried his merchandise in the market square" ex. "before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"
cry (Verb) — Demand immediate action.
ex. "This situation is crying for attention"
cry (Verb) — Utter a characteristic sound.
ex. "The cat was crying"
cry (Verb) — Bring into a particular state by crying.
ex. "The little boy cried himself to sleep"
18 types of
alter announce change denote emit express express emotion express feelings give tongue to let loose let out modify need require utter verbalise verbalize want
aah bawl blub blubber boohoo gee halloo hollo howl hurrah mewl ooh oooh pipe pipe up pule roar screak screech shriek • • •
35 see also
aah bawl blub blubber boohoo gee halloo hollo howl hurrah mewl ooh oooh pipe pipe up pule roar screak screech shriek shrill skreak skreigh sniffle snivel snuffle sob squawk tear ululate wail whimper whoop yaup yawl
3. cry (n/v)
blubber sob wail whimper