Simple Definition of outcry
: an expression of strong anger or disapproval by many people : a reaction showing that people are angry or unhappy about something
Examples of outcry in a sentence
They were surprised by the outcry against the casino proposal.
There was a lot of public outcry over his racial comments.
First Known Use of outcry
OUTCRY Defined for Kids
Definition of outcry for Students
1 : a loud and excited shout
2 : a strong protest <Students raised an outcry against the new rules.>
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