• (RP) IPA: /ˈklæm.ə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈklæm.ɚ/


  1. Alternative spelling of clamor
    • c. 1595-1596 William Shakespeare, Love's Labours Lost
      Sickly eares Deaft with the clamours of their owne deare grones.
    • 1700, [John] Dryden, “Palamon and Arcite: Or, The Knight’s Tale. In Three Books.”, in Fables Ancient and Modern; […], London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, […], OCLC 228732415 ↗, book I, page 17 ↗:
      For when he knew his Rival freed and gone, / He ſwells with Wrath; he makes outrageous Moan: / He frets, he fumes, he ſtares, he ſtamps the Ground; / The hollow Tow'r with Clamours rings around: {{...}

clamour (clamours, present participle clamouring; past and past participle clamoured)

  1. Alternative spelling of clamor
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To salute loudly.
    • 1671, John Milton, “Samson Agonistes, […]”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398 ↗, lines 621–622, [{page}/mode/1up page 94]:
      At ſight of him the people with a ſhout / Rifted the Air clamouring thir god with praiſe,
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To stun with noise.
    • 1625, Francis Bacon, Of Counsel
      Let them not a Tribunitious Manner; For that is, to clamour Counsels, not to enforme them.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To repeat the strokes quickly on (bells) so as to produce a loud clang.

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