Far-cry definitions

(singular only, idiomatic) A long distance, in terms of dissimilarity or difference.

Life in the big city was a far cry from his upbringing on a quiet, small farm.

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Much: to a great extent or degree.

A far cry taller.

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Origin of far-cry

In allusion to the sending of criers or messengers through the territory of a Scottish clan with an announcement or summons.