[klam-er-uh s]


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

Origin of clamorous

1375–1425; late Middle English. See clamor1, -ous
Related formsclam·or·ous·ly, adverbclam·or·ous·ness, nounnon·clam·or·ous, adjectivenon·clam·or·ous·ly, adverbun·clam·or·ous, adjectiveun·clam·or·ous·ly, adverbun·clam·or·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for clamorously

Historical Examples of clamorously

  • It is always because some woman has so clamorously demanded it—a woman who loved him!

    Amazing Grace

    Kate Trimble Sharber

  • He that is loudly praised will be clamorously censured.Johnson.

  • What is it if a rude voice accost, or the right of the road be clamorously contended?


    Fanny Fern

  • But Nelly held to her own opinion, and clamorously maintained it.

    Tried for Her Life

    Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

  • Mrs Maple clamorously ordered them to shut the parlour door.

Word Origin and History for clamorously



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper