cry out for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] [usually progressive]
present tense
I/you/we/theycry out for
he/she/itcries out for
present participlecrying out for
past tensecried out for
past participlecried out for
  1. cry out for something to clearly need something a lot

    This room is crying out for some new furniture.

See also main entry: cry