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clamant

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adjective cla·mant \ˈklā-mənt, ˈkla-\

Definition of clamant

  1. 1 :  clamorous, blatant

  2. 2 :  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

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