Definitions for uproarˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•roarˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊr(n.)

  1. a state of violent and noisy disturbance, as of a multitude; turmoil.

  2. an instance of this.

Origin of uproar:

1520–30; < D oproer revolt, tumult, trans. of G Aufruhr

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil(noun)

    a state of commotion and noise and confusion

  2. hubbub, uproar, brouhaha, katzenjammer(noun)

    loud confused noise from many sources

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. uproar(noun)ˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊr

    a situation in which many people protest or complain

    There was an uproar when they raised taxes again.


  1. uproar(Noun)

    tumultuous, noisy excitement

  2. uproar(Noun)

    loud confused noise, especially when coming from several sources

  3. Origin: Translation of Aufruhr or oproer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uproar(noun)

    great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; noisy confusion; bustle and clamor

  2. Uproar(verb)

    to throw into uproar or confusion

  3. Uproar(verb)

    to make an uproar

Translations for uproar

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an outbreak of) noise, shouting etc

The whole town was in (an) uproar after the football team's victory.

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