in full cry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “in full cry” in the English Dictionary

"in full cry" in British English

See all translations

in full cry

talkingcontinuously about something in a ​noisy or ​eager way: The ​opposition was in ​full cry in Parliament last ​night over the ​proposedchanges to the ​educationbill.
(Definition of in full cry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in full cry”
in Chinese (Simplified) 激烈议论, 激情呐喊…
in Chinese (Traditional) 激烈議論, 激情呐喊…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More