clamorous

adjective
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

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Other Words from clamorous

clamorously adverb
clamorousness noun

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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 Acrid partisan relationships were intensified further by former President Donald Trump's clamorous tenure. Alan Fram, ajc, "Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill," 23 Jan. 2021 Acrid partisan relationships were intensified further by former President Donald Trump's clamorous tenure. Alan Fram, ajc, "Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill," 23 Jan. 2021 Acrid partisan relationships were intensified further by former President Donald Trump's clamorous tenure. Alan Fram, ajc, "Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill," 23 Jan. 2021 Acrid partisan relationships were intensified further by former President Donald Trump's clamorous tenure. Alan Fram, Star Tribune, "Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill," 22 Jan. 2021 Another win or two over OU likely would have kept Texas’ clamorous crowd of boosters from pushing for an expensive coaching change amid a pandemic-fueled economic crisis. Nick Moyle, ExpressNews.com, "Texas dumps Tom Herman, hires Steve Sarkisian," 2 Jan. 2021 So when his ears suddenly seem to turn against him mid-show — the whole clamorous world reduced to a muffled vacuum — his first reaction, understandably, is outright denial. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, "Riz Ahmed tracks a deaf drummer's journey in the standout indie Sound of Metal: Review," 20 Nov. 2020 Styling updates are a little too subtle, clamorous engine sound under heavy throttle, EV mode only goes for about one mile. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, "Tested: 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Polishes a Winning Formula," 10 Nov. 2020 The publicity tours appear to have upset a delicate balance in Clarke, between the solitude that fosters her writing and the demands of a clamorous world that was so delighted to receive it. Laura Miller, The New Yorker, "Susanna Clarke’s Fantasy World of Interiors," 7 Sep. 2020

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clamorous. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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