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EtymologyEdit

Minced version of for Christ's sake.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /fɚ ˈkɹaɪ.ɪŋ aʊt ˌlaʊd/
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AdverbEdit

for crying out loud

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial, euphemistic) Used to express frustration, exasperation, or annoyance.
    Oh for crying out loud, get off the computer! You've been on there for ages!

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