Thesaurus

clangor

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of clangor

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound
  • the clangor of pots and pans coming from the kitchen as the cooks threw together an impromptu meal

Synonyms for clangor

Words Related to clangor

Near Antonyms for clangor

Antonyms for clangor

2 the loud sound made when metal strikes metal
  • the clangor of a battle in the Middle Ages, as steel hit against steel a thousand times

Synonyms for clangor

Words Related to clangor

clangor

verb

Synonyms of clangor (Entry 2 of 2)

as in crash, clang

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for clangor

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About clangor

Time Traveler for clangor

Time Traveler

The first known use of clangor was in 1593

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near clangor

clanging

clangor

clangored

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Clangor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clangor. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on clangor

Nglish: Translation of clangor for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!