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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Noise, uproar or loud shouting.

Usage examples (34)
  • He ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • Righteous folks should savor this clamor from the foamy-mouthed bile-droolers.
  • Unfortunately for Urquhart, the only way to break through the media clamor is to have his most embarrassing gaffe resurrected.
  • Chatter and clamor, that is the whole substance of most of these famous sittings. for more
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  • The "clammer" (one who digs clams) managed to "clamber" (climb with effort) up the slope with the "clamor" (loud noise or uproar) of the crowd encouraging him.
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