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Calling for help or alarm when there is not much to be alarmed about. Like crying wolf but it is not a lie, there really is something, it's just not that bad.

"I hope the police don't think I was crying coyote when I called about a prowler that turned out to be a raccoon."
by Feralbeagle June 24, 2008