- ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ nIf you describe people or their voices as clamorous, you mean they are talking loudly or shouting. [LITERARY]
...the crowded, clamorous streets filled with Irish, German, Italian, Jewish, and Chinese children.
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Clamorous — Clam or*ous, a. [LL. clamorosus, for L. Clamosus: cf. OF. clamoreux.] Speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling; loud; turbulent. My young ones were clamorous for a… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
clamorous — index blatant (obtrusive), important (urgent), insistent, querulous, vehement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton … Law dictionary
clamorous — c.1400, from M.Fr. clamoreux or directly from M.L. clamorosus, from L. clamor (see CLAMOR (Cf. clamor) (n.)). Related: Clamorously; clamorousness … Etymology dictionary
clamorous — *vociferous, blatant, strident, boisterous, obstreperous Analogous words: importuning or importunate, begging, imploring, adjuring (see corresponding verbs at BEG): *vocal, articulate, voluble, eloquent: protesting, expostulating, remonstrating… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
clamorous — [klam′ərəs] adj. [ME < ML clamorosus: see CLAMOR] 1. loud and confused; noisy 2. loudly demanding or complaining SYN. VOCIFEROUS clamorously adv. clamorousness n … English World dictionary
clamorous — adjective Date: 15th century 1. marked by confused din or outcry ; tumultuous < the busy clamorous market > 2. noisily insistent Synonyms: see vociferous • clamorously adverb • clamorousness … New Collegiate Dictionary
clamorous — clamour (US clamor) ► NOUN 1) a loud and confused noise. 2) a vehement protest or demand. ► VERB ▪ (of a group) make a clamour. DERIVATIVES clamorous adjective. ORIGIN Latin clamor, from … English terms dictionary
clamorous — adjective conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry (Freq. 1) blatant radios a clamorous uproar strident demands a vociferous mob • Syn: ↑blatant, ↑clamant, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
clamorous — clamorously, adv. clamorousness, n. /klam euhr euhs/, adj. 1. full of, marked by, or of the nature of clamor. 2. vigorous in demands or complaints. [1375 1425; late ME. See CLAMOR1, OUS] * * * … Universalium
clamorous — adjective a) Of or pertaining to clamor. b) noisy, loud … Wiktionary