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  1. cry wolfverb

    To raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.

    Etymology: From the fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf, where a little boy amuses himself by crying "wolf" to see the panic he causes in the community, but consequently does not get help when a real wolf appears.

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  1. Cry Wolf

    Cry Wolf a 2005 American horror/slasher murder mystery directed by Jeff Wadlow after he won $1,000,000 at the 2002 Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cry wolf in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cry wolf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cry wolf in a Sentence

  1. Peter Tuz:

    It's kind of the cry-wolf syndrome, i think people fear the tariffs and the uncertainty about it, but think, 'OK, this is just another negotiating point.'.

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