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up·roar

 (ŭp′rôr′)
n.
1. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult: "The uproar of the street sounded violently and hideously cacophonous" (Virginia Woolf). See Synonyms at noise.
2. An impassioned protest or heated controversy: The publication of the book caused an uproar.

[Probably by folk etymology from Middle Low German uprōr : up-, up (from up); see upo in Indo-European roots + rōr, motion; see kerə- in Indo-European roots.]
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uproar

(ˈʌpˌrɔː)
n
a commotion or disturbance characterized by loud noise and confusion; turmoil
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up•roar

(ˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊr)

n.
1. a state of violent and noisy disturbance, as of a multitude; turmoil.
2. an instance of this.
[1520–30; < Dutch oproer revolt, tumult, translation of German Aufruhr]
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uproar

  • donnybrook - Donnybrook is a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, once famous for its annual fair and now used to describe a scene of uproar or disorder.
  • hurly-burly - Turmoil or an uproar.
  • rum - Once known as rumbo, rumbowling, rumbustion, or rumbullion—from a Devonshire word meaning "uproar."
  • stampede - From Mexican Spanish estampida, "crash, uproar."
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uproar - a state of commotion and noise and confusionuproar - a state of commotion and noise and confusion
commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do, disruption, disturbance, flutter - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
combustion - a state of violent disturbance and excitement; "combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable"
2.uproar - loud confused noise from many sourcesuproar - loud confused noise from many sources
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
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uproar

noun
1. commotion, noise, racket, riot, confusion, turmoil, brawl, mayhem, clamour, din, turbulence, pandemonium, rumpus, hubbub, hurly-burly, brouhaha, ruction (informal), hullabaloo, ruckus (informal), bagarre (French) The announcement caused uproar in the crowd.
2. protest, outrage, criticism, complaint, objection, fuss, stink (informal), outcry, furore, hue and cry The announcement could cause an uproar in the United States.
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uproar

noun
1. A condition of intense public interest or excitement:
Informal: to-do.
Slang: hoo-hah.
2. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace:
Informal: flap, to-do.
3. Sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable:
4. Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval:
Idiom: hue and cry.
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Translations
ضَجيج، صَخَب، ضَوْضاء
vřavazmatek
oprørtumult
háreysti; ringulreiî
aurošanakņadatroksnis

uproar

[ˈʌprɔːʳ] Nalboroto m, jaleo m
this caused an uproar; at this there was (an) uproar (= shouting) → en esto se armó un alboroto; (= protesting) → en esto estallaron ruidosas las protestas
the hall was in (an) uproar (= shouting, disturbance) → había alboroto en la sala; (= protesting) → se oían protestas airadas en la sala
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uproar

[ˈʌprɔːr] n
(= noise) → tumulte m, vacarme m
to be in uproar (= chaos)
The courtroom was in uproar → Le tumulte régnait dans la salle du tribunal.
(= protest) → tollé m
to cause an uproar → provoquer un tollé, déclencher un tollé
an uproar over sth, an uproar about sth → une vague de protestations à propos de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

uproar

nAufruhr m, → Tumult m; he tried to make himself heard above the uproarer versuchte, sich über den Lärm hinweg verständlich zu machen; at this there was uproar, this caused an uproardas verursachte einen (wahren) Aufruhr or Tumult; the whole room/town was in uproarder ganze Saal/die ganze Stadt war in Aufruhr
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uproar

[ˈʌpˌrɔːʳ] ntrambusto, clamore m
the whole place was in uproar → c'era un gran baccano
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uproar

(ˈaproː) noun
(an outbreak of) noise, shouting etc. The whole town was in (an) uproar after the football team's victory.
upˈroarious adjective
very noisy, especially with much laughter. The team were given an uproarious welcome.
upˈroariously adverb
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