a loud vocal expression of strong emotion <a cry of despair arose when the smoke of the bomb blast cleared> Related Words ejaculation
a natural vocal sound made by an animal <the lonesome cry of a coyote> Related Words bark
, tu-whit tu-whoo
an attention-getting word or phrase used to publicize something (as a campaign or product) <“A chance to change America” was the cry on which the candidate was hoping to win the White House>
an earnest request <the king was deaf to their cries> Synonyms adjuration
a sudden short emotional utterance <cries of disbelief greeted the announcement of the surprise winner for best picture> Related Words aah
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