[ klang-er, klang-ger ]
/ ˈklæŋ ər, ˈklæŋ gər /


a loud, resonant sound; clang.
clamorous noise.

verb (used without object)

to make a clangor; clang.
Also especially British, clang·our.

Origin of clangor

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

Related forms

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

Usage note

See -our. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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