verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- clamp down
Origin of clamor1
verb (used with object) Obsolete.
Origin of clamor2
Examples from the Web for clamor
Ogimura waved his hand in the air, calling a temporary stop to play, unable to think in the clamor.
Amid the noise and clamor, we uncover the presents worth cherishing: life, family, friends, and faith.The True Gifts of Christmas Are Life, Love, and the Mystery of God|Joshua DuBois|December 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The clamor would have ceased as the matriarch led a retreat and the danger would have seemed to pass.How to Capture an Elephant: Excerpt From Michael Daly’s ‘Topsy’|Michael Daly|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But nowadays, the clamor for moving away from nuclear power has softened.Japan’s Anti-Nuclear Activists Losing Ground Since Fukushima Disaster|Lennox Samuels|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the centrist-deficit-hawk complex will clamor for a grand bargain and leadership.No Matter How Crazy Washington Is, Americans Can’t Stop Shopping|Daniel Gross|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then Stella turned and ran again, with the clamor of the pack close behind her.Ted Strong in Montana|Edward C. Taylor
The dogs of the camp perceived them, and barked; but the Indians fortunately, took no heed of their clamor.The Adventures of Captain Bonneville|Washington Irving
The clamor prevented the king talking with the confessor, who read his prayer-book.The Countess of Charny|Alexandre Dumas (pere)
The clamor and the rattle of musketry increased and drew nearer.Louis Philippe|John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Of feeble justice, ineffectual, drop The sword and balance: mute the voice of joy, And hush'd the clamor of the busy world.