Examples of clangor in a Sentence
the clangor of pots and pans coming from the kitchen as the cooks threw together an impromptu meal
the clangor of a battle in the Middle Ages, as steel hit against steel a thousand times
Recent Examples of clangor from the Web
The melodious clangor of the cimbalom (hammered dulcimer) spiced more than half of the pieces, punctuating the rhapsodic Roma fiddle playing of Sporcl and Yuan-Qing Yu, the splendid Civitas violinist.
Smith got to walk heroically through the throng gathered at Independence Hall, ring the Bell to trigger the great national clangor, and be interviewed for the many stories the government’s war propaganda office set up.
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Origin and Etymology of clangor
First Known Use: 1593See Words from the same year
Synonymsbabel, blare, bluster, bowwow, brawl, bruit [archaic], cacophony, chatter, clamor, noise, decibel (s), din, discordance, katzenjammer, racket, rattle, roar
Antonymsquiet, silence, silentness, still, stillness
Related Wordsdiscord, dissonance; commotion, furor, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, rumpus, tumult, uproar; clatter, jangle; bang, blast, boom, clap, crack, crash
Near Antonymscalm, hush, lull; quietude, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)
First Known Use of clangor
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