verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM clamorclam·or·er, clam·or·ist, noun
Definition for clamor (2 of 2)
verb (used with object) Obsolete.
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Example sentences from the Web for clamor
When too many investors are clamoring for too few shares, the result is the giant share price jump, the bad look of money left on the table, and general unhappiness in the board room.Airbnb and DoorDash show the IPO market is going haywire|Aaron Pressman|December 14, 2020|Fortune
Countries are clamoring for more doses, said Sean Marett, BioNTech’s chief business and commercial officer, in an interview.Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is first to win U.S. approval|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 12, 2020|Fortune
Vaccines in particular have been their own worst enemy, eliminating the fear of diseases that made people clamor to be protected from them.Now that there’s a coronavirus vaccine, how do you persuade people to take it?|Frances Stead Sellers|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
He’s an all-inclusive impresario, the one artist in musical theater who can dream up a show, write it, raise money for it, cast it, put it on one of his own stages and sell souvenir T-shirts to the clamoring crowds.
Some are clamoring for QB Carson Wentz to be benched, and suddenly there’s a bit more scrutiny on Coach Doug Pederson.NFL Week 13 power rankings: Steelers still No. 1 after Wednesday win|Mark Maske|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
But politicians abhor a rhetorical vacuum, and they have clamored to fill it.
Snake owners in online forums have clamored for live mice at a low cost for years.The Weird Underground World of Urban Animal Husbandry|Dale Eisinger|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, the British clamored to explore the north, rekindling that long-held dream of finding a Northwest Passage.
But held in opposition to this outrage, those same voices now clamored for a similar intervention in Syria.
"Now—NOW," clamored the other, turning to the harnessmaker, as though this explained everything.McTeague|Frank Norris
The people of Orleans had heard of Joan and clamored for her; with her, they felt sure, would come superhuman aid.Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)|Charles Morris
Having come to gamble, with their lives for a stake, they clamored to have the game begin.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
But on the other side someone else had sprung on the carriage step and clamored for Erick's attention.Erick and Sally|Johanna Spyri
These Ahtanum Indians have for years clamored for justice, and have in turn been branded by the inspectors as "howlers."The Discards|Lucullus Virgil McWhorter