crying

  • 1 Crying — «Crying» Сингл Роя Орбисона из альбома Crying Сторона «Б» Candy Man Выпущен июль 1961 Формат 7” Композитор Рой Ор …

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  • 2 Crying — Cry ing, a. Calling for notice; compelling attention; notorious; heinous; as, a crying evil. [1913 Webster] Too much fondness for meditative retirement is not the crying sin of our modern Christianity. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 crying — [krī′iŋ] adj. 1. that cries 2. demanding immediate notice or remedy [a crying need] for crying out loud Slang an exclamation of annoyance or surprise …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 crying — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very great: it would be a crying shame …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 crying — index blatant (obtrusive), exigent, important (urgent), insistent, manifest, requisite, urgent …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 crying — adj *pressing, urgent, imperative, importunate, insistent, exigent, instant Analogous words: outstanding, conspicuous (see NOTICEABLE): compelling, constraining (see FORCE vb) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Crying — Cry redirects here. For other uses, see Cry (disambiguation). This article is about the human shedding of tears. For other uses, see Crying (disambiguation). A toddler crying …

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  • 8 Crying — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Crying est une chanson d Aerosmith. Crying est une chanson de Don McLean. Crying est une chanson de Kd Lang Crying est une chanson de Roy Orbison Crying… …

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  • 9 crying — cry|ing1 [ˈkraı ıŋ] adj 1.) it s a crying shame spoken used to say that something is very sad or upsetting ▪ It would be a crying shame if the village shop closed down. 2.) crying need for sth a serious need for something ▪ There is a crying need …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 crying — [[t]kra͟ɪɪŋ[/t]] 1) PHRASE: v link PHR, PHR n If you say that there is a crying need for something, you mean that there is a very great need for it. There is a crying need for more magistrates from the ethnic minority communities. Syn: pressing… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 crying — adjective 1 a crying need for sth a serious need for something: There is a crying need for improvements to our public transport system. 2 it s a crying shame spoken used to say you are angry and upset about something: It s a crying shame the way… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 crying — cry|ing [ kraııŋ ] adjective a crying need for something an urgent need for something a crying shame used for emphasizing how bad or unfair something is: It s a crying shame the way they ve treated him! …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 Crying — Cry Cry (kr[imac]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cried} (kr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crying}.] [F. crier, cf. L. quiritare to raise a plaintive cry, scream, shriek, perh. fr. queri to complain; cf. Skr. cvas to pant, hiss, sigh. Cf. {Quarrel} a brawl,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 crying — adjective Date: circa 1605 1. calling for notice < a crying need > 2. notorious, heinous < a crying shame > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 crying — cryingly, adv. /kruy ing/, adj. 1. demanding attention or remedy; critical; severe: a crying evil. 2. reprehensible; odious; notorious: a crying shame. [1300 50; ME cryenge. See CRY, ING2] * * * …

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  • 16 crying — 1. adjective /kɹaɪ̯.ɪŋ/ a) That demands action or attention. There is a crying need for more manual workers in this country. b) That deserves rebuke or censure. It is a crying shame that he managed to get away with that! …

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  • 17 crying — UK [ˈkraɪɪŋ] / US adjective a crying need for something a crying shame …

    English dictionary

  • 18 crying — cry•ing [[t]ˈkraɪ ɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) demanding attention or remedy: a crying evil[/ex] 2) abominable; flagrant: a crying shame[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 crying — /ˈkraɪɪŋ/ (say kruying) adjective 1. that cries; clamorous; wailing; weeping. 2. demanding attention or remedy: a crying evil. –phrase 3. for crying out loud, Colloquial (an expression of vexation, exasperation, etc.) …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 20 crying — attrib.adj. (of an injustice or other evil) flagrant, demanding redress (a crying need; a crying shame) …

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