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UPROAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does uproar mean? 

UPROAR (noun)
  The noun UPROAR has 2 senses:

1. a state of commotion and noise and confusion
2. loud confused noise from many sources

  Familiarity information: UPROAR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UPROAR (noun)


Sense 1uproar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of commotion and noise and confusion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

garboil; tumult; tumultuousness; uproar

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

commotion; disruption; disturbance; flutter; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; hurly burly; kerfuffle; to-do (a disorderly outburst or tumult)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "uproar"):

combustion (a state of violent disturbance and excitement)


Sense 2uproar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Loud confused noise from many sources

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

brouhaha; hubbub; katzenjammer; uproar

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

noise (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound))


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