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Meaning of outcry

out•cry

Pronunciation: (n.out'krī"v.,out"krī'), [key]
— n., pl. v., -cries, -cried, -cry•ing.
—n.
  1. a strong and usually public expression of protest, indignation, or the like.
  2. a crying out.
  3. loud clamor.
  4. an auction.
—v.t.
  1. to outdo in crying; cry louder than.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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