Definition of cri de cœur in English:

cri de cœur

nounplural noun cris de cœur/ˌkrē(z)/

  • A passionate appeal, complaint, or protest.

    • ‘a patriotic cris de coeur’
    plea, appeal, request, petition, cry from the heart

Pronunciation

cri de cœur

/ˌkrē də ˈkər/ /ˌkri də ˈkər/

Origin

French, ‘cry from the heart’.