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CLAMOUR

 Dictionary entry overview: What does clamour mean? 

CLAMOUR (noun)
  The noun CLAMOUR has 1 sense:

1. loud and persistent outcry from many people

  Familiarity information: CLAMOUR used as a noun is very rare.


CLAMOUR (verb)
  The verb CLAMOUR has 2 senses:

1. utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
2. make loud demands

  Familiarity information: CLAMOUR used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLAMOUR (noun)


Sense 1clamour [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Loud and persistent outcry from many people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

clamoring; clamour; clamouring; hue and cry; clamor

Context example:

he ignored the clamor of the crowd

Hypernyms ("clamour" is a kind of...):

call; cry; outcry; shout; vociferation; yell (a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition)


CLAMOUR (verb)


Sense 1clamour [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Utter or proclaim insistently and noisily

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

clamour; clamor

Context example:

The delegates clamored their disappointment

Hypernyms (to "clamour" is one way to...):

express; give tongue to; utter; verbalise; verbalize (articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


Sense 2clamour [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make loud demands

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

clamor; clamour

Context example:

he clamored for justice and tolerance

Hypernyms (to "clamour" is one way to...):

demand (request urgently and forcefully)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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