verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of clamor1
usage note for clamor
OTHER WORDS FROM clamorclam·or·er, clam·or·ist, noun
Words nearby clamor
Definition for clamor (2 of 2)
verb (used with object) Obsolete.
Origin of clamor2
Example sentences from the Web for clamor
Ogimura waved his hand in the air, calling a temporary stop to play, unable to think in the clamor.
Amid the noise and clamor, we uncover the presents worth cherishing: life, family, friends, and faith.The True Gifts of Christmas Are Life, Love, and the Mystery of God |Joshua DuBois |December 25, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
The clamor would have ceased as the matriarch led a retreat and the danger would have seemed to pass.How to Capture an Elephant: Excerpt From Michael Daly’s ‘Topsy’ |Michael Daly |July 8, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
But nowadays, the clamor for moving away from nuclear power has softened.Japan’s Anti-Nuclear Activists Losing Ground Since Fukushima Disaster |Lennox Samuels |March 18, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
And the centrist-deficit-hawk complex will clamor for a grand bargain and leadership.No Matter How Crazy Washington Is, Americans Can’t Stop Shopping |Daniel Gross |March 13, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
Then Stella turned and ran again, with the clamor of the pack close behind her.Ted Strong in Montana |Edward C. Taylor
The dogs of the camp perceived them, and barked; but the Indians fortunately, took no heed of their clamor.The Adventures of Captain Bonneville |Washington Irving
The clamor prevented the king talking with the confessor, who read his prayer-book.The Countess of Charny |Alexandre Dumas (pere)
The clamor and the rattle of musketry increased and drew nearer.Louis Philippe |John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Of feeble justice, ineffectual, drop The sword and balance: mute the voice of joy, And hush'd the clamor of the busy world.