1. A vehement or loud cry; a cry of distress, alarm, opposition, or detestation; clamor.
2. Sale at public auction.
n : a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the
speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of
the audience" [syn: cry, call, yell, shout, vociferation]
v 1: shout louder than [syn: outshout]
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, call out, shout]