clam·​or·​ous | \ ˈklam-rəs How to pronounce clamorous (audio) , ˈkla-mər-əs \

Definition of clamorous

1 : marked by confused din or outcry : tumultuous clamorous city streets
2 : noisily insistent clamorous demands

Other Words from clamorous

clamorously adverb
clamorousness noun

Choose the Right Synonym for clamorous

vociferous, clamorous, blatant, strident, boisterous, obstreperous mean so loud or insistent as to compel attention. vociferous implies a vehement shouting or calling out. vociferous cries of protest and outrage clamorous may imply insistency as well as vociferousness in demanding or protesting. clamorous demands for prison reforms blatant implies an offensive bellowing or insensitive loudness. blatant rock music a blatant clamor for impeachment strident suggests harsh and discordant noise. heard the strident cry of the crow boisterous suggests a noisiness and turbulence due to high spirits. a boisterous crowd of party goers obstreperous suggests unruly and aggressive noisiness and resistance to restraint. the obstreperous demonstrators were arrested

Examples of clamorous in a Sentence

a clamorous objection to the play that the students have chosen to put on this year a clamorous kindergarten classroom that would try the patience of any sane adult
Recent Examples on the Web In the years since their clamorous beginnings, their songs have shifted and swayed, turning away ever-so-slightly from the harder edge of World of Noise and finding a home in rock music peppered with pop. Niko Stratis, SPIN, 14 June 2022 Nor has the minister replied to several previous, less clamorous, requests for clarification about the future of what is considered a crucial driver for local filmmaking. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 1 June 2022 Herring gulls, clamorous and territorial, were parked on the jumbled rock jetties. Tom Vanderbilt, Outside Online, 5 Jan. 2021 Moinak Bose and Romain Ozanne’s sound design is particularly instrumental in creating this strange dislocation: Often shots of clamorous chanting crowds will play in an eerie silence only briefly broken by a little sync ambience kept low in the mix. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 4 Apr. 2022 For the second straight night, Julius yelled over the din of a clamorous crowd of Toksook Bay fans as the No. 6 seed Islanders pulled off an upset. Chris Bieri, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Mar. 2022 The Golden State Warriors star and longtime Cleveland nemesis, who is abhorred around these parts and received a clamorous chorus of boos prior to tipoff, flipped the crowd with remarkable long-distance shooting display. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 20 Feb. 2022 But what is more impressive, especially in our nonstop, clamorous, crazy world is the sense of silence these photos seem to capture. Jeff Campagna, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 Dec. 2021 The actors are the movie’s great superpower and give it warmth, even a bit of heat, and a pulse of life that’s never fully quelled by the numerous clamorous action sequences. New York Times, 4 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of clamorous

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for clamorous

see clamor entry 1

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“Clamorous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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