cri de coeur
[kreeduh kœr; English kree duh kur]
noun, plural cris de coeur [kreeduh kœr; English kreez duh kur] /kridə ˈkœr; English ˈkriz də ˈkɜr/. French.
an anguished cry of distress or indignation; outcry.
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Origin of cri de coeur
First recorded in 1900–05; literally, cry of (the) heart
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cri de coeur
noun plural cris de coeur
a cry from the heart; heartfelt or sincere appeal
Word Origin for cri de coeur
C20: altered from French cri du coeur
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