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KK Pronunciation

〔 kraI 〕


〔 krai 〕

Overview of noun cry

The noun cry has 5 senses

  • cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation -- (a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience")

  • cry, yell -- (a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain")

  • war cry, rallying cry, battle cry, cry, watchword -- (a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'")

  • cry -- (a fit of weeping; "had a good cry")

  • cry -- (the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night")

Overview of verb cry

The verb cry has 7 senses

  • shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall -- (utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me")

  • cry, weep -- (shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs")

  • exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout -- (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")

  • cry, blazon out -- (proclaim or announce in public; "before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square")

  • cry -- (demand immediate action; "This situation is crying for attention")

  • cry -- (utter a characteristic sound; "The cat was crying")

  • cry -- (bring into a particular state by crying; "The little boy cried himself to sleep")