Definitions For Cry


  • A fit of weeping
  • 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
  • The characteristic utterance of an animal
  • A loud sound that someone makes to express pain, hunger, sadness, etc.
  • Something that is said loudly : a shout or call
  • A loud sound made by an animal or bird


  • Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
  • Bring into a particular state by crying
  • Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
  • Utter a sudden loud cry
  • Proclaim or announce in public
  • Utter a characteristic sound
  • Demand immediate action
  • To produce tears from your eyes often while making loud sounds because of pain, sorrow, or other strong emotions
  • To shout or say something loudly
  • To make the loud sound that is usual for a particular type of bird or animal

Is Cry a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Cry is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cry in a Sentence

  • The baby is crying. Is she okay?
  • Some people cry more easily than others.
  • He cried silently while the song played.
  • The baby's cry woke me out of a deep sleep.
  • There was a cry of “Fire” and we all rushed for the exits.
  • The children were playing a game and their happy cries echoed through the house.

Synonyms for Cry

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