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clamorous

[ klam-er-uh s ]
/ ˈklæm ər əs /
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adjective

full of, marked by, or of the nature of clamor.
vigorous in demands or complaints.

Nearby words

clamber, clambering, clamjamphry, clammy, clamor, clamorous, clamorously, clamour, clamp, clamp down, clamp down on

Origin of clamorous

1375–1425; late Middle English. See clamor1, -ous
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Word Origin and History for clamorously

clamorous


adj.

c.1400, from Middle French clamoreux or directly from Medieval Latin clamorosus, from Latin clamor "a shout" (see clamor (n.)). Related: Clamorously; clamorousness.

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