Meaning of “cry out” in the English Dictionary

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"cry out" in British English

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cry out

phrasal verb with cry uk /kraɪ/ us /kraɪ/ verb [ I or T ]

C2 to shout or make a loud noise because you are frightened, hurt, etc.:

She cried out in pain as the bullet grazed her shoulder.

(Definition of “cry out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)