Definition for DE-CRY'

DE-CRY', v.t. [Fr. decrier; de and crier, to cry.]

  1. To cry down; to censure as faulty, mean or worthless; to clamor against; to discredit by finding fault; as, to decry a poem.
  2. To cry down, as improper or unnecessary; to rail or clamor against; to bring into disrepute; as, to decry the measures of administration.

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