Meaning of cry one's eyes out in English:

cry one's eyes out

(also cry one's heart out)

phrase

  • Weep bitterly and at length.

    ‘I cried my eyes out when he fired me’
    • ‘I thrown myself into Chloe's bed, hugging her doll tight, crying my heart out with bitterness.’
    • ‘You spend your days and nights crying your eyes out.’
    • ‘The relatives of the victims were crying their eyes out too.’
    • ‘It must have been a very sad sight to see four grown men standing on the docks crying their eyes out.’
    • ‘I can remember sitting in the bathtub, crying my eyes out.’
    • ‘At this point i was crying my eyes out and couldn't say anything to prove him wrong because he was completely right.’
    • ‘A man is walking along the canal bank when he sees a little boy crying his heart out, so he stops and asks him why.’
    • ‘Her husband John came in to find her crying her eyes out.’
    • ‘With this I stormed into my room and slammed the door, and proceeded to cry my heart out.’
    • ‘After the recording, I'd go home and cry my eyes out.’
    weep, shed tears, sob, wail, be in tears, cry one's eyes out, cry one's heart out, cry as if one's heart would break, bawl, howl, snivel, whimper, whine, squall, mewl, bleat