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to cry one's eyes out

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  • cry one's eyes out — phrasal : to weep excessively * * * cry one s eyes out see under ↑cry • • • Main Entry: ↑eye * * * cry one s eyes (or heart) out weep bitterly and at length …   Useful english dictionary

  • cry one's eyes out —    If you cry your eyes out, you cry a lot and for a long time.     My son cried his eyes out when he discovered his bike had been stolen …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cry one's eyes out — v. sob, cry bitterly, cry very hard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cry one's eyes out — verb a) To weep for an elongated time, or in an excessive manner. b) To moan …   Wiktionary

  • cry — [krī] vi. cried, crying [ME crien < OFr crier < L quiritare, to wail, shriek (var. of quirritare, to squeal like a pig < * quis, echoic of a squeal); assoc. in ancient folk etym. with L Quirites, Roman citizens (as if meaning “to call… …   English World dictionary

  • cry — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Loud call Nouns 1. cry, shout, call (see Verbs); vociferation, exclamation, outcry, hullabaloo, chorus, clamor, hue and cry; Bronx cheer; plaint (see lamentation); stentor (see loudness); bark, ululation …   English dictionary for students

  • cry — I n. 1) to give, raise (formal), utter a cry 2) an anguished, plaintive; heart rending; loud, lusty; piercing; rallying cry 3) a battle, war cry 4) a cry for (a cry for help) 5) (misc.) afar cry from ( very far from ) II v. 1) to cry loudly 2)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cry — 1. verb 1) Mandy started to cry Syn: weep, shed tears, sob, wail, cry one s eyes out, bawl, howl, snivel, whimper, squall, mewl, bleat; lament, grieve, mourn, keen; informal boo hoo, blubber …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • cry — /kruy/, v., cried, crying, n., pl. cries. v.i. 1. to utter inarticulate sounds, esp. of lamentation, grief, or suffering, usually with tears. 2. to weep; shed tears, with or without sound. 3. to call loudly; shout; yell (sometimes fol. by out). 4 …   Universalium

  • cry — v. & n. v. (cries, cried) 1 intr. (often foll. by out) make a loud or shrill sound, esp. to express pain, grief, etc., or to appeal for help. 2 a intr. shed tears; weep. b tr. shed (tears). 3 tr. (often foll. by out) say or exclaim loudly or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cry — cry1 W2S2 [kraı] v past tense and past participle cried present participle crying third person singular cries ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(produce tears)¦ 2¦(say loudly)¦ 3 cry over spilt milk 4 for crying out loud 5 cry foul 6¦(animal …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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