Definition of Crybabies

1. Noun. (plural of crybaby) ¹

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Definition of Crybabies

1. crybaby [n] - See also: crybaby

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crybabies

cry like a baby
cry like a little girl
cry off
cry one's eyes out
cry out
cry out against
cry out for
cry reflex
cry someone a river
cry the blues
cry uncle
cry wolf
crybabies (current term)
crybaby tree
crying bird
crying blue murder
crying call
crying calls
crying off
crying out
crying out against
crying out for

Literary usage of Crybabies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ten Plays by David Pinski (1920)
"Are we going to be 'fraid-cats and crybabies ? We're young boys, fellows, men. Isn't that so? THE TEN-YEAR-OLD. Sure. But I want to eat. ..."

2. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"Oriole nestlings in general are proverbial crybabies, and Scott Orioles are no exception. Insects of all sorts in all stages of development, fruit, ..."

3. The Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop by Theodore Winthrop (1884)
"... about ten miles—about sixty men and twenty women with three crybabies, who coming with applause in the wrong place, were put out, (as were the mothers). ..."

4. Speaking of the Turks by K. Ziya Mufti-zada (1922)
"Why do not the foreigners take in their own homes their pet children, their crybabies, and leave us alone to heal our wounds ? ..."

5. The Urban Condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"Drug-pushers ... wife-beaters [or] professional crybabies.”” In 7 For instance, Jean Baudrillard discards the analysis of local cultures and customs as a ..."

6. Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson: With Annotations by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1911)
"... shame in not studying any profession, for he does not postpone his life, but lives already, — pours contempt on these crybabies of routine and Boston. ..."

7. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1896)
"In ' the simpler modes of humanity they may be too much " resigned ;" in ours, we are certainly too much crybabies or ..."

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