- a loud uproar, as from a crowd of people: the clamor of the crowd at the gates.
- a vehement expression of desire or dissatisfaction: the clamor of the proponents of the law.
- popular outcry: The senators could not ignore the clamor against higher taxation.
- any loud and continued noise: the clamor of traffic; the clamor of birds and animals in the zoo.
- to make a clamor; raise an outcry.
- to drive, force, influence, etc., by clamoring: The newspapers clamored him out of office.
- to utter noisily: They clamored their demands at the meeting.
Origin of clamor1
Synonyms for clamor
Examples from the Web for clamoured
Historical Examples of clamoured
To be clamoured at for repairs studied for, rather than really wanted?Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
Each of these three had clamoured that Andre-Louis Moreau should be one of its delegates.Scaramouche
"The end—this thing has no end," he clamoured, unexpectedly.Tales of Unrest
They clamoured for the one man who would fulfil every ideal of Cæsarship and of might."Unto Caesar"
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
"You can shoot the ruffian, you can shoot S. Behrman," clamoured one of the group.The Octopus
late 14c., from Old French clamor "call, cry, appeal, outcry" (12c., Modern French clameur), from Latin clamor "a shout, a loud call" (either friendly or hostile), from clamare "to cry out" (see claim (v.)).
late 14c., from clamor (n.). Related: Clamored; clamoring.