far cry

noun

Definition of far cry

1 :a long distance
2 :something notably different
  • the effects of the new law were a far cry from what was intended

Examples of far cry in a Sentence

  1. the hotel is a far cry from the train station, so you'd better call a cab

First Known Use of far cry

1817

far cry Synonyms

Synonyms
afar, country mile, mile, long haul
Antonyms
hair, inch, step, stone's throw
Related Words
infinity, light-year

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