Definition of vociferous in English:

vociferous

Line breaks: vo¦cif¦er|ous
Pronunciation: /və(ʊ)ˈsɪf(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Expressing or characterized by vehement opinions: he was a vociferous opponent of the takeover
More example sentences
  • Kiwi Greg Turner, one of the most vociferous opponents of the ticketing policy, has had a busy few days one way and another.
  • In an article for Scotland on Sunday today, Galbraith issues his most vociferous criticism of the policy yet.
  • Those who call themselves left wing are among the most vociferous opponents of change today.
Synonyms
vehement, outspoken, vocal, forthright, plain-spoken, frank, candid, open, uninhibited, direct, earnest, eager, enthusiastic, vigorous, insistent, emphatic, demanding; clamorous, strident, loud, loud-mouthed, raucous, noisy, rowdy

Derivatives

vociferously

adverb
More example sentences
  • I vociferously defend democracy on principle, but it has flaws.
  • Of course, the conservatives disagreed but not very vociferously.
  • Labour's Elmet MP Colin Burgon, who has campaigned vociferously for improvements to the A1, welcomed the news.

vociferousness

noun
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  • These insiders speculate that Miller is to actually benefit in some sort of way because of his vociferousness in pushing this economic and environmentally risky deal.
  • The vociferousness of his appeal showed he felt that it should have been at least a spot kick, but the linesman, on whom he vented the venom, stared him out.
  • I'm not saying there aren't theological issues, and so on, but I do think that may have something to do with the vociferousness of the debate.

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