ETYM French cri, from crier to cry. Related to Cry.
1. The characteristic utterance of an animal.
2. A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; SYN. outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation.
3. A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); SYN. yell.
4. A fit of weeping.
ETYM See Hoopoe.
A loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement.