Cry and Shout


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Cry noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: a cry of despair arose when the smoke of the bomb blast cleared

Shout is a synonym for cry in yell topic. In some cases you can use "Shout" instead the word "Cry" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like sound, speech, call, utterance. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crying, cried
Synonyms for Cry


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Shout verb – To speak so as to be heard at a distance.
Usage example: well-wishers shouted to departing passengers from the dock

Cry is a synonym for shout in yell topic. You can use "Cry" instead the word "Shout" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as scream, sound, utterance, exclamation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shouted, shouting
Synonyms for Shout

How words are described

full full cry full shout
long long cry long shout
loud loud cry loud shout
obvious obvious cry obvious shout
Other adjectives: big, little, new, unique, angry, general, final, random, next, aforementioned, anguished, creepy.

Common collocations

name cry name shout name
time cry time shout time
way cry way shout way
bit cry bit shout bit
Other nouns: words, times, orders, louder.

Both words in one sentence

  • Threw My Bike on the Roof After he does this, he walks away laughing at what he's done while the poor little kids cry or shout angrily at him, hopelessly unable to do anything to fix or retrieve their toy.
  • She resigns herself to die, saying "Even if I cry and shout, there's no hero who will hear that and come to my rescue." Cue Touma.
  • Speak in Unison The Japanese audio for Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories comically subverts this with the Prism Rangers' battle cry, where all 7 of them shout the same cry but completely out of sync.
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