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clamorous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of clamorous

  1. 1 engaging in or marked by loud and insistent cries especially of protest a clamorous objection to the play that the students have chosen to put on this year Synonyms of clamorous blatant, caterwauling, clamant, vociferous, obstreperous, squawking, vociferant, vociferating, yawping (or yauping), yowlingWords Related to clamorous clangorous, dinning, discordant, noisy; loudmouthed, outspoken, vocal; boisterous, rackety, raucous, robustious, rowdy, uproarious; cacophonous, dissonant, earsplitting, grating, shrill, strident; blaring, blustering, booming, brassy, brazenNear Antonyms of clamorous noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, still; calm, hushed, subdued

  2. 2 full of or characterized by the presence of noise a clamorous kindergarten classroom that would try the patience of any sane adult Synonyms of clamorous noisy, clangorous, clattering, clattery, rackety, resounding, uproariousWords Related to clamorous resonant, sonorous; buzzing, humming, murmuring; blustery, boisterous, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy; tumultuous, woolly (also wooly); obstreperous, vociferousNear Antonyms of clamorous calm, peaceful, serene, tranquilAntonyms of clamorous hushed, noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, stilled, stilly

  3. 3 marked by a high volume of sound a rock band whose clamorous concerts will rattle your bones Synonyms of clamorous blaring, blasting, booming, loud, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, piercing, plangent, resounding, ringing, roaring, slam-bang, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, thunderousWords Related to clamorous brazen, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous; grating, harsh, overloud, sharp, shrill, squealing, stridentNear Antonyms of clamorous dead, quiet, silent, still, stilly, ultraquiet; calm, dreamy, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, tranquil; hushed, muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)Antonyms of clamorous gentle, low, soft

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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