crying

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

cry +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crying (not comparable)

  1. That demands action or attention.
    There is a crying need for more manual workers in this country.
  2. That deserves rebuke or censure.
    It is a crying shame that he managed to get away with that!

Noun[edit]

crying (plural cryings)

  1. Action of the verb cry.
    Their constant cryings kept us awake!

Verb[edit]

crying

  1. Present participle of cry.

Anagrams[edit]