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Definition of "clamor" []

  • A loud outcry; a hubbub. (noun)
  • A vehement expression of discontent or protest: a clamor in the press for pollution control. (noun)
  • A loud sustained noise. See Synonyms at noise. (noun)
  • To make a loud sustained noise or outcry. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make insistent demands or complaints: clamored for tax reforms. (verb-intransitive)
  • A loud persistent outcry, as from a large number of people (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A vehement expression of collective feeling or outrage (noun)
  • A loud and persistent noise (noun)
  • To make a loud noise or outcry; make a public demand (verb)
  • To move, influence, or force by outcry (verb)

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Use "clamor" in a sentence
  • "Unfortunately for Urquhart, the only way to break through the media clamor is to have his most embarrassing gaffe resurrected."
  • "Righteous folks should savor this clamor from the foamy-mouthed bile-droolers."
  • "AlphaLiberal says: "It's also a hypocrisy that so many of the same people claiming the "pro-life" moniker clamor for more executions by The Government they claim not to trust.""