Another word for cry
A loud utterance
exclamation, shout, clamor, outcry, call, vociferation, scream, shriek, yell, whoop, yawp, squall, yammer, groan, moan, bellow, howl, wail, bawl, holler, uproar, acclamation, roar, battle cry, war cry, halloo, hurrah, hullabaloo, cheer, huzza; see also sense 2, noise 1, 2, yell 1.
A characteristic call
howl, hoot, wail, grunt, screech, mewling, bark, squawk, squeak, squeal, yelp, meow, whinny, neigh, bray, nicker, moo, bleat, chatter, bay, cluck, crow, whine, pipe, trill, twitter, tweet, quack, clack, cackle, caw, bellow, coo, whistle, gobble, hiss, growl, roar, shriek; see also yell 1.
A fit of weeping
To shed tears
weep, sob, wail, whimper, snivel, blubber, moan, howl, keen, bawl, squall, lament, bewail, bemoan, whine, weep over, complain, deplore, sorrow, grieve, fret, groan, caterwaul, burst into tears, dissolve in tears, ululate, mewl, pule, sniffle, break down, choke up*, cry one's eyes out*, boohoo*, yammer*, take on*, give way to tears*, turn on the waterworks*; see also mourn 1, regret.
To raise the voice
To call; said of other than human creatures
howl, bark, hoot, scream, screech, squawk, squeak, yelp, yap, grunt, roar, shriek, meow, whinny, neigh, bray, nicker, moo, bleat, snarl, chatter, bay, cluck, crow, whine, squeal, yowl, pipe, trill, coo, whistle, caw, bellow, quack, clack, gabble, hiss, growl, croak, cackle, twitter, tweet; see also sound 1, yell.
cry, in this comparison, implies the expression of grief, sorrow, pain, or distress by making mournful, convulsive sounds and shedding tears; weep more specifically stresses the shedding of tears; to sob is to weep aloud with a catch in the voice and short, gasping breaths; wail implies the uttering of loud, prolonged, mournful cries in unsuppressed lamentation; keen, specifically an Irish term, signifies a wailing in lamentation for the dead; to whimper is to cry with subdued, whining, broken sounds, as a fretful or frightened child does; moan suggests the expression of sorrow or pain in a low, prolonged, mournful sound or sounds; blubber, a derisive term used chiefly of children, implies a contorting or swelling of the face with weeping, and broken, inarticulate speech
Another word for cryverb
To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears:bawl, blubber, howl, keen2, sob, wail, weep, yowl. See happy, sounds
To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion.Also used with out: blurt (out), burst out, ejaculate, exclaim, rap out. See words
To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:bawl, bellow, bluster, call, clamor, halloo, holler, roar, shout, vociferate, whoop, yawp, yell. See sounds
To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product).Also used with up: advertise, ballyhoo, build up, popularize, promote, publicize, talk up. (Informal) pitch, plug. (Slang) push. See knowledge
A sudden, sharp utterance:ejaculation, exclamation, outcry. See words
A fit of crying:bawling, blubbering, sobbing, tear2 (used in plural), wailing, weeping. See sounds
The act of demanding:call, claim, demand, exaction, requisition. See request
A rallying term used by proponents of a cause:battle cry, call to arms, call to battle, motto, rallying cry, war cry. See words