cry out against (something)


: to say publicly that (something) is wrong or unfair : to protest (something)
People around the world are crying out against the government's civil rights abuses.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web All my instincts cry out against it, every morning anew. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'cry out against (something).' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near cry out against (something)

Cite this Entry

“Cry out against (something).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!