Complete Definition of "cry for help"

English

Noun
en-noun|sg=cry for help|cries for help

  1. idiom Act out|Acting out as a means of displaying a subconscious desire for attention or help.

#* In her second year at the school Alexis stopped doing her homework and would often scribble on walls. Her teachers wondered whether this was a cry for help, or if she was simply misbehaving.

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