Clamor Definition

klămər
clamored, clamoring, clamors
noun
clamors
A loud outcry; uproar.
Webster's New World
A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint.
Webster's New World
A loud, sustained noise.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
verb
clamored, clamoring, clamors
To make a loud sustained noise or outcry.
American Heritage
To express with, or bring about by, clamor.
Webster's New World
To make a clamor; cry out, demand, or complain noisily.
Webster's New World
To exclaim insistently and noisily.
The representatives clamored their disapproval.
American Heritage
To influence or force by clamoring.
Clamored the mayor into resigning.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
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Other Word Forms of Clamor

Noun

Singular:
clamor
Plural:
clamors

Origin of Clamor

  • Recorded in English since c. 1385, from Old French clamor (modern clameur), from Latin clāmor (“a shout, cry”), from clāmō (“cry out, complain”); the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English clamour from Old French from Latin clāmor shout from clāmāre to cry out kelə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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