clamorous

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adjective clam·or·ous \ˈklam-rəs, ˈkla-mər-əs\

Definition of clamorous

  1. 1 :  marked by confused din or outcry :  tumultuous

  2. 2 :  noisily insistent

clamorously

adverb

clamorousness

noun

Examples of clamorous in a sentence

  1. <a clamorous objection to the play that the students have chosen to put on this year>

  2. <a clamorous kindergarten classroom that would try the patience of any sane adult>

15th Century

First Known Use of clamorous

15th century

Synonym Discussion of 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>.


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