grito
masculine noun
1. shout (chillido) ; cry, scream (de dolor, miedo) ; cry (de sorpresa, de animal)
  • se escuchaban los gritos de los manifestantes -> you could hear the demonstrators chanting
  • dar o pegar un grito -> to shout o scream (out)
  • a grito limpio o pelado (informal) -> at the top of one's voice
  • hablar a gritos -> to shout, to talk at the top of one's voice
  • pedir algo a gritos (figurative) -> to be crying out for something
  • poner el grito en el cielo (informal) -> to hit the roof
  • ser el último grito -> to be the latest fashion o craze, to be the in thing
  • grito de dolor -> cry of pain
  • grito de guerra -> war o battle cry

grito [gree’-to]
noun
1. Cry, scream, howling; hoot. (m)
  • Eastar en un grito -> to be in continual pain
  • Dar un grito -> to raise an outcry, to set up a shout, a hurrah
  • Llorar a gritos -> to weep and wail
Es el último grito, it’s the very latest.

grito
1 (voz alta) shout; (chillido) scream; [de animal] cry; sound
a gritos at the top of one's voice; ¡no des esos gritos! stop shouting like that!; llorar a gritos to weep and wail; pegar o lanzar un grito to cry out; gritos de protesta shouts of protest
poner el grito en el cielo to scream blue murder (familiar)
pedir algo a gritos
esa chica está pidiendo un corte de pelo a gritos that girl badly needs a haircut
a grito pelado at the top of one's voice
es el último grito it's the very latest; it's the latest thing
es el último grito del lujo it's the last word in luxury
a voz en grito at the top of one's voice
2 (abucheo) jeer
3 (Latinoamérica) proclamation
el grito de Dolores the proclamation of Mexican independence (1810)
grito de independencia proclamation of independence

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