Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
crying /'kraiiɳ/
  • tính từ
    • khóc lóc, kêu la
    • rõ ràng, hiển nhiên; trắng trợn
      • a crying injustice: sự bất công trắng trợn
Concise Dictionary
+a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
+a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
+a slogan used to rally support for a cause
+a fit of weeping
+the characteristic utterance of an animal
+utter a sudden loud cry
+shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
+utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
+proclaim or announce in public
+demand immediate action
+utter a characteristic sound
+bring into a particular state by crying

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 weep, sob, wail, keen, bawl, shed tears:
Paul cried when they took his mother away.
2 whimper, snivel, pule, mewl, whine, moan, groan, fret, Colloq turn on the waterworks, Brit grizzle:
Don't cry over spilt milk.
3 cry out for. demand, need, call for, beg for, plead for:
Her hair is so untidy it cries out for trimming. Wanton murder cries out for vengeance.
4 scream, shriek, wail, howl, yowl:
I heard the mournful cries of those being tortured.
5 shout, whoop, yell, howl:
Uttering blood-curdling cries, the rebels attacked.
6 call, sound, note:
The noise was the cry of the lesser grebe to its mate.
7 war cry, battle-cry, slogan, watchword:
'Down with the king!' was the cry used to rally the rabble.
8 a far cry. a long way, quite a distance, remote, distant, not, not quite, very different (from):
This report is a far cry from what I had expected.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective [only before noun]
Idioms: be a crying shame (spoken) used to emphasize that you think sth is extremely bad or shocking: It's a crying shame to waste all that food.
a crying need (for sth) a great and urgent need for sth: There is a crying need for more funds.
+ noun [U] the sound or act of crying: the crying of terrified children

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