What does outcry mean?

Definitions for outcryˈaʊtˌkraɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outcry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation(verb)

    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

    "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

  2. outshout, outcry(verb)

    shout louder than

  3. exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)

    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"


  1. outcry(Noun)

    a loud cry or uproar

    His appearance was greeted with an outcry of jeering.

  2. outcry(Noun)

    a strong protest

    The proposal was met with a public outcry.

  3. outcry(Verb)

    To cry out.

  4. outcry(Verb)

    To cry louder than.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outcry

    owt′krī, n. a loud cry of distress: a confused noise: a public auction.—v.t. to cry louder than.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outcry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outcry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Nature is an outcry, unpolished truth; the art—a euphemism—tamed wilderness.

  2. Braden Perry:

    It really comes down to the numbers of people who are trading still in the open-outcry system.

  3. Dustin Weinstein:

    I don't think( barring black women from giving blood) would be allowed, there'd be a huge public outcry.

  4. Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma:

    It will be negligent of the government to undo what we did. We applied our minds when coming up with the new rates and can't just change because of an outcry.

  5. Oriana Inbar:

    I hope the public outcry will prompt the education ministry to change its mind, I will tell my pupils about it and I am certain that they will run to buy the book.

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