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clangor

[ klang-er, klang-ger ]
/ ˈklæŋ ər, ˈklæŋ gər /
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noun
a loud, resonant sound; clang.
clamorous noise.
verb (used without object)
to make a clangor; clang.
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Also especially British, clang·our .

Origin of clangor

1585–95; <Latin: loud sound, noise, equivalent to clang(ere) to clang + -or-or1

usage note for clangor

See -our.

OTHER WORDS FROM clangor

clang·or·ous, adjectiveclang·or·ous·ly, adverb
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