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Meaning of OUTCRY

Pronunciation:  'awtkrI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  2. [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"
  3. [v]  shout louder than

OUTCRY is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Thesaurus Terms
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