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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Outcry \Out"cry`\, n.
1. A vehement or loud cry; a cry of distress, alarm,
opposition, or detestation; clamor.
2. Sale at public auction. --Massinger. --Thackeray.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the
speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the
audience" [syn: cry, outcry, call, yell, shout,
v 1: shout louder than [syn: outshout, outcry]
2: utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!'
he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother
shouted when she saw her child looking lost" [syn: exclaim,
cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
91 Moby Thesaurus words for "outcry":
Bedlam let loose, Dutch auction, auction, auction block,
auction sale, bawl, bedlam, blast, block, bobbery, boo, booing,
brawl, brouhaha, charivari, chirm, clamor, clamoring, clangor,
clap, clatter, commotion, complaint, cry, decrial, din, discord,
dolorous tirade, donnybrook, drunken brawl, dustup, flap, fracas,
free-for-all, gaff, groan, hell broke loose, hiss, hissing, hoot,
hooting, howl, howling, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo,
indignation, jangle, jeremiad, keen, lament, loud noise, moan,
murmur, mutter, noise, noise and shouting, outburst, pandemonium,
plaint, planctus, protest, protestation, racket, rattle, rhubarb,
roar, row, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumpus, scream, shindy,
shivaree, sob, thunder, thunderclap, tintamarre, tirade, tumult,
ululation, uproar, vendue, vociferation, wail, wail of woe,
whimper, whine, yawp, yowl
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