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  Definition of Outcry
  1. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
  2. 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"
  3. shout louder than
Similar Words: cry, call, yell, shout, vociferation, exclaim, cry out, call out, outshout

 

Hyponyms: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl, blue murder, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry, halloo, hoot, hosanna, noise, scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching, whoop, war cry, war whoop, rallying cry, battle cry, yelling, shouting, yodel, boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, snort, bird, gee

 

Grouped Verbs: call out, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

 

Derivational Morphology: exclaim, cry, cry out, call out, shout, shout out, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall, outshout, vociferation, exclamation, exclaiming

 

 
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