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 clamorous city streets

  2. 2 :  noisily insistent clamorous demands

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

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Origin and Etymology of clamorous

see 1clamor

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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