cry out (third-person singular simple present cries out, present participle crying out, simple past and past participle cried out)
- To shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness.
- 1979, Joy Division, Love Will Tear Us Apart:
- Do you cry out in your sleep?
- 1994, Stephen Fry, chapter 2, in The Hippopotamus:
- At the very moment he cried out, David realised that what he had run into was only the Christmas tree.
- See also Thesaurus:shout
to shout in a loud voice due to pain, fear, or unhappiness