Associations to the word «Crying»
Pictures for the word «Crying»
CRYING, adjective. That demands action or attention.
CRYING, adjective. That deserves rebuke or censure.
CRYING, noun. Action of the verb cry.
CRYING, verb. Present participle of cry
CRYING BIRD, noun. Limpkin
CRYING BLUE MURDER, verb. Present participle of cry blue murder
CRYING CALL, noun. (poker slang) a call, made by a player with a weak hand because he or she already has a large amount of money in the pot.
CRYING CALLS, noun. Plural of crying call
CRYING FOUL, verb. Present participle of cry foul
CRYING OFF, verb. Present participle of cry off
CRYING OUT, verb. Present participle of cry out
CRYING OUT AGAINST, verb. Present participle of cry out against
CRYING OUT FOR, verb. Present participle of cry out for
CRYING SHAME, noun. (idiomatic) A situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.
CRYING THE BLUES, verb. Present participle of cry the blues
CRYING UNCLE, verb. Present participle of cry uncle
CRYING WOLF, verb. Present participle of cry wolf
CRYING, noun. The process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears".
CRYING, adjective. Demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need".
CRYING, adjective. Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.