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noun (cri, es)
  1. A shedding of tears.
After we broke up, I retreated to my room for a good cry.
  1. A shout or scream.
I heard a cry from afar.
  1. Words shouted or screamed.
a battle cry
  1. (context, collectively) A group of hounds.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: llanto
  • French: cri
  • German: Schrei
  • Italian: urlo
verb (cr, i, ed)
  1. (intransitive) To shed tears; to weep.
That sad movie always makes me .
  1. (intransitive) To shout, scream, yell.
The captured bear cub tried to out to its mother.
  1. (transitive) To shout, scream (words).
Translations: 
  • Dutch: huilen
  • French: pleurer
  • German: schreien
  • Italian: piangere
  • Spanish: llorar
Etymology: From crier, compare Latin quiritare "to raise a plaintive cry", "scream", "shriek", perhaps queri "to complain"; compare Sanskrit cvas "to pant", "hiss", "sigh". Compare quarrel a brawl, querulous.


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