'Clamor' definitions:

Definition of 'clamor'

From: WordNet
A loud harsh or strident noise [syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din]
Loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd" [syn: clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry]
Make loud demands; "he clamored for justice and tolerance" [syn: clamor, clamour]
Utter or proclaim insistently and noisily; "The delegates clamored their disappointment" [syn: clamor, clamour]
Compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring; "They clamored the mayor into building a new park"

Definition of 'Clamor'

  • Clamor \Clam"or\, n. [OF. clamour, clamur, F. clameur, fr. L. clamor, fr. clamare to cry out. See Claim.]
  • 1. A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation from many people. --Shak. [Also spelled clamour.]
  • Syn: clamor, hue and cry. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
  • 2. Any loud and continued noise. --Addison. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. A continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry. --Macaulay.
  • Syn: Outcry; exclamation; noise; uproar. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Clamor'

  • Clamor \Clam"or\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clamored; p. pr. & vb. n. Clamoring.]
  • 1. To salute loudly. [R.] [1913 Webster]
  • The people with a shout Rifted the air, clamoring their god with praise. --Milton . [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To stun with noise. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. To utter loudly or repeatedly; to shout. [1913 Webster]
  • Clamored their piteous prayer incessantly. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]
  • To clamor bells, to repeat the strokes quickly so as to produce a loud clang. --Bp. Warbur?ion. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Clamor'

  • Clamor \Clam"or\, v. i. To utter loud sounds or outcries; to vociferate; to talk in a loud voice; to complain; to make importunate demands.
  • Syn: clamor, roar, vociferate, holler, hollo. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
  • The obscure bird Clamored the livelong night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. to dispute in a loud voice.
  • Syn: brawl, wrangle, clamor. [WordNet 1.5]

Synonyms of 'clamor'

From: Moby Thesaurus