Examples of uproar in a Sentence
There was a lot of public uproar over the proposed jail.
There have been uproars in the past over similar proposals.
The proposal caused an uproar.
The town was in an uproar over the proposal to build a jail.
Recent Examples of uproar from the Web
In Cherry Hill, an uproar erupted after a popular teacher was suspended for raising school safety concerns at Cherry Hill High School East.
After a small uproar, aldermen took back their February decision to add health insurance to the benefits for the part-time post of municipal judge.
The manhunt was stymied by the lack of a security camera in the elevator, and that, in turn, fueled an uproar and crystallized the neglect public housing tenants had felt for years.
Quickly after its release, the tune sparked an uproar from several corners of the Internet.
His comment provoked fears that the President might try to fire Mueller -- a move that would provoke uproar.
The vistas of the rolling green hills were lovely, but inside, our family flew into an uproar.
An uproar by preservationists halted the demolition, but its long-term protection is still in flux.
The case of an Idaho science teacher allegedly feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students at his school is creating an uproar on social media.
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UPROAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uproar for English Language Learners
: a situation in which many people are upset, angry, or disturbed by something
UPROAR Defined for Kids
Definition of uproar for Students
- Now the dining room was in an uproar … as the men jumped to their feet in confusion.
- —Judith Berry Griffin, Phoebe the Spy
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