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Something went wrong. Please try again. Hue and cry A large public protest. The company's decision to send thousands of jobs overseas started a real hue and cry as people threatened to boycott its stores. See also: and, cry, hue raise a hue and (a) cry To utter, stir up, or cause a very large and vocal public protest or outcry. People these days want to raise a hue and cry about the tiniest.

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hue and cry

A large public protest. The company's decision to send thousands of jobs overseas started a real hue and cry as people threatened to boycott its stores.

raise a hue and (a) cry

To utter, stir up, or cause a very large and vocal public protest or outcry. People these days want to raise a hue and cry about the tiniest little thing. It's like they're just looking for a reason to be outraged!The company's decision to outsource thousands of jobs overseas has raised a hue and a cry as people across the country are threatening to boycott its stores.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

a hue and cry

Fig. a loud public protest or opposition. (See also .) There was a hue and cry when the city government tried to build houses on the playing field.The decision to close the local school started a real hue and cry.

raise a hue and cry (about something)

Fig. to make an issue about something; to alert people to a problem or difficulty. The city council raised a hue and cry about the mayor's proposed budget.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hue and cry

A public clamor, as of protest or demand. For example, The reformers raised a hue and cry about political corruption. This redundant expression ( hue and cry both mean 'an outcry'), dating from the 1200s, originally meant 'an outcry calling for the pursuit of a criminal.' By the mid-1500s it was also being used more broadly, as in the example.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

a hue and cry

If there is a hue and cry about something, there is a loud protest about it or opposition to it. There probably will be a hue and cry about my suggestion of more power to the police.Our officers prepare, take a test, and accept the results without any hue and cry. Note: Until the 19th century, `hue and cry' was the legal name for the cries of someone who had been robbed and who was calling for others to help. It was an offence for anyone to refuse to join the chase, once they heard the cry. `Hue' comes from the Old French `huer', meaning `to shout'.
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a ˌhue and ˈcry

loud opposition, protest, etc: There was a great hue and cry among the parents when it was announced that the school was to close.If the government raises taxes too much, there’ll be a real hue and cry.This phrase refers to the medieval law ‘hu e cri’, which stated that the public had to chase and try to catch a criminal.
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hue and cry

A public uproar or protest. This term once denoted an English system of apprehending robbers and other criminals. Neighbors and bystanders were obliged to join a “hue and cry,” that is, shout and make other noise while a suspect was chased to the bounds of a manor (hue comes from the Old French huer, “to shout”). Later the term was transferred to any public outcry. John Ruskin used it ironically in Mode Painting (1846): “The public took up the hue and cry conscientiously enough,” meaning they supported the fashionable view.
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer

hue and cry

A loud public clamor. The phrase was most usually heard as “raise a hue and cry.” According to old English law, any citizen who heard shouts that a possible lawbreaker was being pursued was required to join in the chase. The phrase is a combination of the Anglo-French hu (a shout of warning) and cri (to cry out).
Endangered Phrases by Steven D. Price Copyright © 2011 by Steven D. Price
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Hue Definition

hue

gradation of a color; tint: It had a pinkish hue.; outcry: the hue and clamor of the crowd
Not to be confused with:
hew – strike forcefully with a cutting instrument; to fell; to uphold or conform to rules: hew to the tenets of the church
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

Hue

(hwā)
A city of central Vietnam near the South China Sea northwest of Da Nang. An ancient Annamese city probably dating from the third century ad, it was nearly destroyed during heavy fighting in the Vietnam War but has since been rebuilt.

hue

(hyo͞oHue) n.pl.hues
1. The property of colors by which they can be perceived as ranging from red through yellow, green, blue, and violet, as determined by the dominant wavelengths of the light being reflected, transmitted, or emitted. See Table at color.
2. A particular gradation of color; a shade or tint.
4. Appearance; aspect: a man of somber hue.
[Middle English hewe, color, appearance, from Old English hīw, hēo.]

Define The Following Term Hue

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hue

(hjuː) n
1. (General Physics) the attribute of colour that enables an observer to classify it as red, green, blue, purple, etc, and excludes white, black, and shades of grey. See also colour
3. aspect; complexion: a different hue on matters.
[Old English hīw beauty; related to Old Norse fine hair, Gothic hiwi form]

Hué

(Huey longFrench ɥe) n
(Placename) a port in central Vietnam, on the delta of the Hué River near the South China Sea: former capital of the kingdom of Annam, of French Indochina (1883–1946), and of Central Vietnam (1946–54). Pop: 377 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

hue

(hyu)
n.
1. a gradation or variety of a color; tint: pale hues.
2. the property of light by which the color of an object is classified as red, blue, green, or yellow in reference to the spectrum.
4. form or appearance.
[before 900; Middle English hewe, Old English hīw form, appearance, color; c. Old Norse bird's down, Swedish hy skin, complexion, Gothic hiwi form, appearance; akin to Old English hār gray]

Hué

(ʰweɪ)
n. Hue
a seaport in central Vietnam: former capital of Annam. 260,489.
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hue

(hyo͞o)
The property of colors by which they are seen as ranging from red through yellow, green, and blue, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light. See more at color.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hue

  • value, chroma, hue - A color's value is its brightness, its chroma is its strength, and its hue is its position in the spectrum.
  • tone - A color variation with more variations than a shade—having to do with the value (brightness) of a hue (position in the spectrum) or its chroma (saturation or purity).
  • Munsell - A.H. Munsell was a U.S. painter (1858-1918) who developed a color classification system for chroma (saturation or purity), hue (position in the spectrum), and value (brightness).
  • pure color - A color or hue that is unmixed with other hues.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.hue - the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
Verb1.hue - take on color or become colored; 'In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey'
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; 'The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city'; 'The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue'
pigment - acquire pigment; become colored or imbued
2.hue - suffuse with color
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; 'The child colored the drawings'; 'Fall colored the trees'; 'colorize black and white film'

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hue

noun
1.colour, tone, shade, dye, tint, tinge, tinctureThe same hue will look different in different lights.
2.aspect, light, cast, complexiona comeback of such theatrical hue
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

hue

noun
1. The property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size:
2. The degree of vividness of a color, as when modified by the addition of black or white pigment:
3. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
zabarvení
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hue

1[hjuː]N (= colour) → colorm; (= shade) → matizm
people of every political huegente de todos los maticespolíticos

hue

2[hjuː]Nhue and cry [of protest] → griteríom, clamorm
to raise a hue and cry
there was a hue and cry after himse le persiguióenérgicamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hue

[ˈhjuː]n
hue and cry (= fuss) → tollém, tollémgénéral
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hue

1
n(= colour)Farbef; (= shade)Schattierungf; (fig: = political leaning) → Schattierungf, → Färbungf, → Couleurf (geh)

hue

2
nhue and cryZeter und Mordio (against gegen); to set up or raise a hue and cryZeter und Mordioschreien
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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hue

(hjuː) noun
colour. flowers of many hues. skakering لَوْن цвят matiz zabarvení die Farbe farve απόχρωσηcolor; matiz värvus رنگ värisävy teinteצבע, גוון विविध रंग boja, nijansa (szín)árnyalat warna blær, litbrigði colore, tonalità 색조 spalva, atspalvis []krāsa warna kleur fargetone/-nyanse barwa رنګ matiz nuanţă оттенок farba, odtieň odtenek boja färgton, nyans สี renk 顏色 відтінок, колір رنگ màu; sắc thái 颜色
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