Definitions for clamor
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blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din(noun)
a loud harsh or strident noise
clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry(verb)
loud and persistent outcry from many people
"he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
make loud demands
"he clamored for justice and tolerance"
utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
"The delegates clamored their disappointment"
compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring
"They clamored the mayor into building a new park"
A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation.
Any loud and continued noise.
A continued public expression, often of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry.
To cry out and/or demand.
Anyone who tastes our food seems to clamor for more.
To demand by outcry.
Thousands of demonstrators clamoring the government's resignation were literally deafening, yet their cries fell in deaf ears
To become noisy insistently.
After a confused murmur the audience soon clamored
To influence by outcry.
His many supporters successfully clamor his election without a formal vote
Origin: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.
a great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation
any loud and continued noise
a continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry
to salute loudly
to stun with noise
to utter loudly or repeatedly; to shout
to utter loud sounds or outcries; to vociferate; to complain; to make importunate demands
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There's a clamor for change. This is a broken, thieving government.
It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.
The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.
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