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vociferous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of vociferous

  1. engaging in or marked by loud and insistent cries especially of protest vociferous opponents of the bill protested angrily outside the chambers of the legislature Synonyms of vociferous blatant, caterwauling, clamant, clamorous, obstreperous, squawking, vociferant, vociferating, yawping (or yauping), yowling Words Related to vociferous clangorous, dinning, discordant, noisy; loudmouthed, outspoken, vocal; boisterous, rackety, raucous, robustious, rowdy, uproarious; cacophonous, dissonant, earsplitting, grating, shrill, strident; blaring, blustering, booming, brassy, brazen Near Antonyms of vociferous noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, still; calm, hushed, subdued

Synonym Discussion of vociferous

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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