noun \ˈklaŋ-ər also -gər\

Definition of CLANGOR

:  a resounding clang or medley of clangs <the clangor of hammers>
clan·gor·ous \-(g)ə-rəs\ adjective
clan·gor·ous·ly adverb

Examples of CLANGOR

  1. <the clangor of pots and pans coming from the kitchen as the cooks threw together an impromptu meal>
  2. <the clangor of a battle in the Middle Ages, as steel hit against steel a thousand times>

Origin of CLANGOR

Latin clangor, from clangere
First Known Use: 1593



Definition of CLANGOR

intransitive verb
:  to make a clangor

First Known Use of CLANGOR


Rhymes with CLANGOR


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