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Related to clamor: indubitably, impinge


loud noise; a protest; demand: The clamor was tumultuous.
Not to be confused with:
clamber – climb with hands and feet: She clambered up the boulders.
clammer – one who gathers or digs clams
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1. A loud noise or outcry; a hubbub. See Synonyms at noise.
2. A vehement expression of discontent or protest: a clamor in the press for pollution control.
v. clam·ored, clam·or·ing, clam·ors
1. To make a loud sustained noise or outcry.
2. To make insistent demands or complaints: clamored for tax reforms.
1. To exclaim insistently and noisily: The representatives clamored their disapproval.
2. To influence or force by clamoring: clamored the mayor into resigning.

[Middle English clamour, from Old French, from Latin clāmor, shout, from clāmāre, to cry out; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

clam′or·er n.
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(ˈklæm ər)

1. a loud uproar, as from a crowd of people.
2. a vehement expression of desire or dissatisfaction: the clamor against higher taxation.
3. any loud and continued noise: the clamor of traffic.
4. to make a clamor; raise an outcry.
5. to drive, force, influence, etc., by clamoring: The press clamored him out of office.
6. to utter noisily: They clamored their demands.
Also, esp. Brit.,clam′our.
[1350–1400; < Middle French clamour < Latin clāmor <clām(āre) to shout (compare claim)]
syn: See noise.
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Past participle: clamored
Gerund: clamoring

I clamor
you clamor
he/she/it clamors
we clamor
you clamor
they clamor
I clamored
you clamored
he/she/it clamored
we clamored
you clamored
they clamored
Present Continuous
I am clamoring
you are clamoring
he/she/it is clamoring
we are clamoring
you are clamoring
they are clamoring
Present Perfect
I have clamored
you have clamored
he/she/it has clamored
we have clamored
you have clamored
they have clamored
Past Continuous
I was clamoring
you were clamoring
he/she/it was clamoring
we were clamoring
you were clamoring
they were clamoring
Past Perfect
I had clamored
you had clamored
he/she/it had clamored
we had clamored
you had clamored
they had clamored
I will clamor
you will clamor
he/she/it will clamor
we will clamor
you will clamor
they will clamor
Future Perfect
I will have clamored
you will have clamored
he/she/it will have clamored
we will have clamored
you will have clamored
they will have clamored
Future Continuous
I will be clamoring
you will be clamoring
he/she/it will be clamoring
we will be clamoring
you will be clamoring
they will be clamoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clamoring
you have been clamoring
he/she/it has been clamoring
we have been clamoring
you have been clamoring
they have been clamoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clamoring
you will have been clamoring
he/she/it will have been clamoring
we will have been clamoring
you will have been clamoring
they will have been clamoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clamoring
you had been clamoring
he/she/it had been clamoring
we had been clamoring
you had been clamoring
they had been clamoring
I would clamor
you would clamor
he/she/it would clamor
we would clamor
you would clamor
they would clamor
Past Conditional
I would have clamored
you would have clamored
he/she/it would have clamored
we would have clamored
you would have clamored
they would have clamored
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clamor - a loud harsh or strident noiseclamor - a loud harsh or strident noise  
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"
2.clamor - loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Verb1.clamor - make loud demands; "he clamored for justice and tolerance"
demand - request urgently and forcefully; "The victim's family is demanding compensation"; "The boss demanded that he be fired immediately"; "She demanded to see the manager"
2.clamor - utter or proclaim insistently and noisily; "The delegates clamored their disappointment"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
3.clamor - compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring; "They clamored the mayor into building a new park"
compel, obligate, oblige - force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
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1. Sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable:
2. Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval:
Idiom: hue and cry.
3. A loud, deep, prolonged sound:
To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
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(American) clamor (ˈklӕmə) noun
(a) loud uproar.
(especially of a crowd demanding something) to make such an uproar etc. They're all clamouring to get their money back.
ˈclamorous adjective
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References in classic literature ?
Barbicane remained calm in the midst of this enthusiastic clamor; perhaps he was desirous of addressing a few more words to his colleagues, for by his gestures he demanded silence, and his powerful alarum was worn out by its violent reports.
The cries, the laughter, the trampling of those thousands of feet, produced a great noise and a great clamor. From time to time, this noise and clamor redoubled; the current which drove the crowd towards the grand staircase flowed backwards, became troubled, formed whirlpools.
Hence, discomfort, impatience, weariness, the liberty of a day of cynicism and folly, the quarrels which break forth for all sorts of causes--a pointed elbow, an iron-shod shoe, the fatigue of long waiting--had already, long before the hour appointed for the arrival of the ambassadors, imparted a harsh and bitter accent to the clamor of these people who were shut in, fitted into each other, pressed, trampled upon, stifled.
They remember that they too trod down a sated generation, with just such clamor and with just such scorn, and they foresee that these brave torch-bearers will presently yield their place also.
The Cobbler, under the fear of death, confessed that he had no knowledge of medicine, and was only made famous by the stupid clamors of the crowd.
But of late, while he was staying in Moscow after his wife's confinement, with nothing to do, the question that clamored for solution had more and more often, more and more insistently, haunted Levin's mind.
The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
Jed Clamor, the commander of the Toril Police Station that spearheaded the operation, identified the suspects as Patrick Serano Villanueva, 40, single, jobless, a resident of Lopzcom, Diversion Road, and Arnel Llamas Gocotano, 39, married, jobless, a resident of Purok 1, Gamaon District, Barangay Mangagoy, Bislig City, Surigao del Sur.
'I just told them that whatever happens even if the opponent gets the lead, the only thing we will do is create history,' said HD Spikers head coach Dexter Clamor in Filipino.
Karapatan deputy Secretary-General Roneo Clamor has echoed the call for the release of political prisoners on just and humanitarian grounds.
com) - March 22, 2019 - 12:02pm MANILA, Philippines Although she has declined netizens' clamor to portray Wave, actress Angel Locsin continues to celebrate fans' memes and artworks showing her dressed as Marvel's first Filipino superhero.