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
As a rule, parties almost always support incumbents, which is one reason why the slate of endorsements sparked uproar when it was announced earlier this week, including from elected Democrats in the state.
The blueberry soft serve occasionally swirled with vanilla or topped with sprinkles, even once caused an uproar.
Getty Images Zara After a public uproar over family separations at the border, first lady Melania Trump boarded a plane to visit to a detention facility in McAllen, TX.
This isn't the first time the first lady caused uproar with her fashion choices.
Other countries, like Brazil, are doing a lot worse — in May 2016, Brazilian President Michel Temer appointed an all-male cabinet, sparking an uproar over the blatant lack of female representation.
Her claiming the record — albeit for charity — sparked an uproar.
What happened next sparked an uproar after the incident was captured on video.
Aides described an air of vindication and even elation in the West Wing just days after Trump acceded to a humiliating about-face over his family separation policy in the face of an international uproar.
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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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