adjective cla·mant \ˈklā-mənt, ˈkla-\

Definition of CLAMANT

:  demanding attention :  urgent
cla·mant·ly adverb

Examples of CLAMANT

  1. <clamant students gathered outside the college president's office, protesting the denial of tenure for the popular professor>
  2. <faced with utter bankruptcy, she didn't think that moist skin was one of her clamant needs at that moment>

Origin of CLAMANT

Latin clamant-, clamans, present participle of clamare to cry out
First Known Use: 1639

Rhymes with CLAMANT


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