Definition Of cry


a spell of weeping.

I still have a cry , sometimes, when I realize that my mother is dead

shed tears, especially as an expression of distress or pain.

don't cry—it'll be all right

Example Of cry

  • A cry for help sounded through the house as Charlotte, described at Winchester Crown Court as an awkward feeder, stopped breathing.

  • a cry of despair

  • a cry went up

  • A rallying cry has gone out to save football pitches from the council's axe.

  • A sharp cry tore itself from her lips as she threw herself onto the floor outside, her head bowed as tears fled from her eyes.

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