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FAR CRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does far cry mean? 

FAR CRY (noun)
  The noun FAR CRY has 2 senses:

1. distance estimated in terms of the audibility of a cry
2. a disappointing disparity

  Familiarity information: FAR CRY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FAR CRY (noun)


Sense 1far cry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Distance estimated in terms of the audibility of a cry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

it's a far cry from here

Hypernyms ("far cry" is a kind of...):

farawayness; farness; remoteness (the property of being remote)


Sense 2far cry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disappointing disparity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

it was a far cry from what he had expected

Hypernyms ("far cry" is a kind of...):

disparity (inequality or difference in some respect)


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