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.
Recent Examples of outcry from the Web
More than 300 birds were killed, sparking a public outcry, a federal investigation, fines against the city and suspensions of three city officials who planned the operation.
A daily 10-minute auction in Chicago that helps set the national price of cheese is going electronic next week, after being held in a traditional open-outcry format for decades.
There has been a public outcry at the government's initial failure to provide up-to-the minute information.
After an outcry, the president’s official budget proposed a far smaller cut.
Dog-friendly Del Mar has been cracking down on off-leash canines, prompting an outcry among pet owners and a petition calling for new rules.
Swimming programs also faced the budget ax last year, but were preserved in the face of public outcry and protests.
The outcry was immediate against what came to be known as the dementia tax.
Following an outcry over its practices, Valeant agreed last year to raise annual prices by no more than single-digit percentages, the company said through a spokesman.
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First Known Use of outcry
OUTCRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outcry for English Language Learners
: an expression of strong anger or disapproval by many people : a reaction showing that people are angry or unhappy about something
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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