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Meaning of CLAMOR

Pronunciation:  'klamur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
  2. [n]  a loud harsh or strident noise
  3. [v]  make loud demands; "he clamored for justice and tolerance"
  4. [v]  utter or proclaim insistently and noisily; "The delegates clamored their disappointment"
  5. [v]  compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring; "They clamored the mayor into building a new park"

CLAMOR is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamoring, clamour, clamour, clamouring, din, hue and cry
 See Also: call, compel, cry, demand, express, give tongue to, noise, obligate, oblige, outcry, shout, utter, verbalise, verbalize, vociferation, yell



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Clam"or\, n. [OF. clamour, clamur, F. clameur, fr. L.
    clamor, fr. clamare to cry out. See {Claim}.]
    1. A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued
       shouting or exclamation. --Shak.
    2. Any loud and continued noise. --Addison.
    3. A continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a
       popular outcry. --Macaulay.
    Syn: Outcry; exclamation; noise; uproar.
  2. \Clam"or\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clamored}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Clamoring}.]
    1. To salute loudly. [R.]
             The people with a shout Rifted the air, clamoring
             their god with praise.                --Milton
    2. To stun with noise. [R.] --Bacon.
    3. To utter loudly or repeatedly; to shout.
             Clamored their piteous prayer incessantly.
             To clamor bells, to repeat the strokes quickly so as
             to produce a loud clang.              --Bp.
  3. \Clam"or\, v. i.
    To utter loud sounds or outcries; to vociferate; to complain;
    to make importunate demands.
          The obscure bird Clamored the livelong night. --Shak.
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