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clam·our

 (klăm′ər)
n. & v. Chiefly British
Variant of clamor.
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clamour

(ˈklæmə) or

clamor

n
1. a loud persistent outcry, as from a large number of people
2. a vehement expression of collective feeling or outrage: a clamour against higher prices.
3. a loud and persistent noise: the clamour of traffic.
vb
4. (intr; often foll by for or against) to make a loud noise or outcry; make a public demand: they clamoured for attention.
5. (tr) to move, influence, or force by outcry: the people clamoured him out of office.
[C14: from Old French clamour, from Latin clāmor, from clāmāre to cry out]
ˈclamourer, ˈclamorer n
ˈclamorous adj
ˈclamorously adv
ˈclamorousness n
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Clamour

 a company of rooks; a flock of birds; a loud collective noise of musical instruments, 1592; a loud noise of birds and animals; loud shouting; a mingling of voices.
Examples: clamour of disapprobation, 1830; common clamour of the Englishman, 1480; of rooks; of storms, 1876.
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clamour


Past participle: clamoured
Gerund: clamouring

Imperative
clamour
clamour
Present
I clamour
you clamour
he/she/it clamours
we clamour
you clamour
they clamour
Preterite
I clamoured
you clamoured
he/she/it clamoured
we clamoured
you clamoured
they clamoured
Present Continuous
I am clamouring
you are clamouring
he/she/it is clamouring
we are clamouring
you are clamouring
they are clamouring
Present Perfect
I have clamoured
you have clamoured
he/she/it has clamoured
we have clamoured
you have clamoured
they have clamoured
Past Continuous
I was clamouring
you were clamouring
he/she/it was clamouring
we were clamouring
you were clamouring
they were clamouring
Past Perfect
I had clamoured
you had clamoured
he/she/it had clamoured
we had clamoured
you had clamoured
they had clamoured
Future
I will clamour
you will clamour
he/she/it will clamour
we will clamour
you will clamour
they will clamour
Future Perfect
I will have clamoured
you will have clamoured
he/she/it will have clamoured
we will have clamoured
you will have clamoured
they will have clamoured
Future Continuous
I will be clamouring
you will be clamouring
he/she/it will be clamouring
we will be clamouring
you will be clamouring
they will be clamouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clamouring
you have been clamouring
he/she/it has been clamouring
we have been clamouring
you have been clamouring
they have been clamouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clamouring
you will have been clamouring
he/she/it will have been clamouring
we will have been clamouring
you will have been clamouring
they will have been clamouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clamouring
you had been clamouring
he/she/it had been clamouring
we had been clamouring
you had been clamouring
they had been clamouring
Conditional
I would clamour
you would clamour
he/she/it would clamour
we would clamour
you would clamour
they would clamour
Past Conditional
I would have clamoured
you would have clamoured
he/she/it would have clamoured
we would have clamoured
you would have clamoured
they would have clamoured
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clamour - 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.clamour - 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"
2.clamour - 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"
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clamour

verb
1. yell, shout, scream, howl, bawl My two grandsons were clamouring to go swimming.
noun
1. noise, shouting, racket, outcry, din, uproar, agitation, blare, commotion, babel, hubbub, brouhaha, hullabaloo, shout Kathryn's quiet voice stilled the clamour.
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Translations
ضَجَّه، صَحَبيَصْخَب
dožadovat sekřikřev
kræve højlydtråbenskrålenskrigen
lármásan követel
hávaîi, háreystiheimta meî háreysti
kelti triukšmą
klaigasskaļi protestēt/pieprasītskaļš proteststrokšņošanatrokšņot
domáhať sa krikom
vaveylâyaygarayaygara/vaveylâ koparmak

clamour

clamor (US) [ˈklæməʳ]
A. Nclamor m
B. VIclamorear, vociferar
to clamour for sthclamar algo, pedir algo a voces
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clamour

[ˈklæmər] (British) clamor (US)
n
(= demand) clamour for sth → demande de qch
(= noise) → clameur f
a clamour of voices → des clameurs
vi (= demand) to clamour for sth → réclamer qch
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clamour

, (US) clamor
n
(= noise)Lärm m, → Lärmen nt; the clamour of the battlefieldder Kampf- or Schlachtenlärm
(= demand)lautstark erhobene Forderung (for nach); a clamour against somethingein Aufschrei mgegen etw; constant clamour against the ECständiges Geschrei gegen die EG
vi to clamour for somethingnach etw schreien; to clamour against somethingsich gegen etw empören; the paper clamoured against the governmentdie Zeitung wetterte gegen die Regierung; the men were clamouring to go homedie Männer forderten lautstark die Heimkehr
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clamour

clamor (Am) [ˈklæməʳ]
1. n (noise) → clamore m; (protest) → protesta
2. vi to clamour for sthchiedere a gran voce qc
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clamour

(American) clamor (ˈklӕmə) noun
(a) loud uproar.
verb
(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 ?
Jenny returned home well pleased with the reception she had met with from Mr Allworthy, whose indulgence to her she industriously made public; partly perhaps as a sacrifice to her own pride, and partly from the more prudent motive of reconciling her neighbours to her, and silencing their clamours.
It is Her peace that ye go to break Not mine, nor any king's, But, touching your clamour of 'conscience sake,' I care for none of these things!"
Yet the ear, it fully knows, By the twanging And the clanging, How the danger ebbs and flows; Yet, the ear distinctly tells, In the jangling And the wrangling, How the danger sinks and swells, By the sinking or the swelling in the anger of the bells - Of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - In the clamour and the clangour of the bells!