clamor clamor  /ˈklæ mər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loud harsh or strident noise
  2. (n) loud and persistent outcry from many people
  3. (v) make loud demands
  4. (v) utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
  5. (v) compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring

Usage(s):

  1. Friends started to clamor for ones just like it, and so he started amassing old fabric: denim, chambray, hand-woven linen, even old canvas dropcloths.
  2. Crowds did not clamor for a glimpse of him.
  3. The building is bound to give ammunition to architectural conservatives who clamor that there is no room for bold new architecture in the eternal city.

News

  1. Are "Cov-Lite" Loans Bad for Investors' Financial Health?

    As investors clamor for yield, loan protections are getting lighter, again.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Modi ‘balloon’ will burst soon, says Pawar

    MUMBAI: Amid growing clamor in the BJP for Narendra Modi to spearhead the party’s challenge in the next Lok Sabha elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar today likened the Gujarat strongman to an “inflated balloon” that would “burst” soon.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: INDOlink

  3. netTALK.com, Inc Continues Rapid Growth with its DUO WiFi which is Now Available in One of the Nation’s Largest ...

    Demand for DUO Products Continues to Grow As Eager Consumers Clamor for the Savings and Value that the netTALK DUO Provides and Now the DUO WiFi is Available Nationwide at All Staples Locations! (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10808394.htm
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "There is also the clamor of the people ...... I think justice has to have its say," Preval told a news conference in New York, where he was attending the UN General Assembly.
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Rene Preval Source: Washington Post

  2. "We hope from this moment on that the loud national and international clamor for Ingrid Betancourt's liberation can lead us in the fastest way possible to her freedom," Restrepo said following a meeting with President Alvaro Uribe.
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Luis Carlos Restrepo Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Why clamor for something that may not be real realistic right now?'" Blackledge said. "The thing I like about the BCS, and I don't think it's a great system, but they have tried to tweak it, they have tried to adjust it when it feels like it...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Todd Blackledge Source: Macon Telegraph

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