Definition of a far cry from
- The movie is a far cry from the book.
- He's a far cry from the idealistic young writer he once was.
: at or to a considerable distance in space
: to a great extent : much
: by a broad interval : widely
: remote in space
: distinctly different in quality or relationship
: remote in time
: to utter loudly : shout
: beg, beseech
: to proclaim publicly : advertise
: an instance of crying: such as
: an inarticulate utterance of distress, rage, or pain
: outcry, clamor
: cold : freezing
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