Definition of vociferous in English:

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Pronunciation: /və(ʊ)ˈsɪf(ə)rəs/


Expressing or characterized by vehement opinions; loud and forceful: he was a vociferous opponent of the takeover
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  • 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.
vehement, outspoken, vocal, forthright, plain-spoken, frank, candid, open, uninhibited, direct, earnest, eager, enthusiastic, full-throated, vigorous, insistent, emphatic, demanding;
clamorous, strident, loud, loud-mouthed, raucous, noisy, rowdy



Pronunciation: /və(ʊ)ˈsɪf(ə)rəsnəs/
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with vociferous

carboniferous, coniferous, cruciferous, melliferous, odoriferous, pestiferous, somniferous, splendiferous, umbelliferous

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