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Definition of "clamorous" [clam•or•ous]

  • Making or marked by loud outcry or sustained din. (adjective)
  • Insistently demanding attention; importunate. See Synonyms at vociferous. (adjective)

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.

Use "clamorous" in a sentence
  • "The legion still persisted in clamorous sedition, when the emperor pronounced, with"
  • "Among the clamorous was his old friend and fellow balladeer, Bret Harte."
  • "What has made the tension between press and government especially "clamorous" is that people in charge of the Bush White House decided on a strategy for rolling back the national press."