Definition of clamorous in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklamərəs/


1Making a loud and confused noise: a jostling, clamorous mob
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  • His throat gaped, his chest heaved, his eyes squeezed shut involuntarily, and then with a clamorous noise, he let loose a sneeze that put even the colossal thunder crashing in the sky above to shame.
  • The place was teeming with life in all its clamorous glory, and it seemed I had stumbled upon a picaresque underworld where everyone had escaped from a Dickens yarn.
  • Perhaps when all this is finished, she says, gesturing at the clamorous cement mixers and the spider's web of scaffolding, she will go away and give herself time to salve her sorrow, time to look back on precious memories, time to reflect.
1.1Expressing or characterized by vehement protests or demands: the clamorous radical wing of the party
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  • They don't get to their apartment and the bath floods but they do make a sickeningly clamorous protest in trying.
  • Such preoccupations rarely seem to have troubled the solitary beings who inhabit the clamorous pages of her witty, erudite and anecdotal - if inconclusive - study.
  • The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be lead to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.



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  • Nevertheless patriots saw it as an incitement to disobey the law, and local authorities, clamorously supported by Jacobin clubs, began to enforce it.
  • In Hollywood's high colonic culture, she stands conspicuously at a distance from the clamorously confessional fray.



Words that rhyme with clamorous

amorous, glamorous

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Line breaks: clam¦or|ous

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