cri de coeur
noun (plural cris de coeur) Etymology: French, literally, cry from the heart Date: 1904 a passionate outcry (as of appeal or protest)

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  • Cri de Coeur — or Cri du coeur may refer to: Cri De Coeur, a 2003 album by Sonja Kristina Linwood Cri De Coeur, a Hugo Award nominated short story by Michael Bishop Cri De Coeur, a newsletter by Jeunesse Militante, the youth wing of Mouvement Militant Mauricien …   Wikipedia

  • cri de coeur* — cri de coeur [[t]kridə ˈkœr[/t]] n. pl. cris de coeur [[t]kridə[/t]] French. cvb fot an anguished cry of distress or protest • Etymology: 1900–05; lit., cry of (the) heart …   From formal English to slang

  • cri de coeur — [krēt kër′] n. [Fr, lit., cry from the heart] an impassioned protest, complaint, etc …   English World dictionary

  • cri de coeur — n. (pl. cris de coeur pronunc. same) a passionate appeal, complaint, or protest. Etymology: F, = cry from the heart * * * noun or cri du coeur ˌkrēdəˈkər (plural cris de coeur or cris du coeur ˌkrē(z …   Useful english dictionary

  • cri de coeur — /krddeedeu kuerdd /; Eng. /kree deuh kerr /, pl. cris de coeur /krddeedeu kuerdd /; Eng. /kreez deuh kerr /. French. an anguished cry of distress or indignation; outcry. [1900 05; lit., cry of (the) heart] * * * …   Universalium

  • cri de coeur — noun An impassioned outcry, appeal, protest or entreaty …   Wiktionary

  • cri de coeur —  (Fr.) An impassioned plea …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • cri de coeur —    (kree deu KEUR) [French: cry from the heart] A cry of distress, resentment, or exasperation …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • cri de coeur — /kri də ˈkɜ/ (say kree duh ker) noun a cry from the heart. {French} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cri de coeur —   n. cry of heart ; deeply felt, passionate request or complaint …   Dictionary of difficult words

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