1. Heightened fuss or concern; to-do
2. Time-wasting bother over trivial details
3. Trouble, difficulty
A noisy fight in a crowd; SYN. free-for-all.
ETYM Old Fren. clamour, clamur, French clameur, from Latin clamor, from clamare to cry out. Related to Claim.
(Alternate spelling: clamour).
Loud and persistent outcry from many people; SYN. clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for clamor.
An angry disturbance; SYN. trouble, bother, hassle.
1. A loud outcry formerly used in the pursuit of one who is suspected of a crime; The pursuit of a suspect or a written proclamation for the capture of a suspect
2. A clamor of alarm or protest
ETYM French noise noisy strife, quarrel, brawl, from Latin nausea seasickness, sickness, disgust. Related to Nausea.
1. Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication; SYN. interference, disturbance.
2. Sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound).
3. The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; SYN. dissonance, racket.
An unwanted electrical interference on the signal wires.
1. A brief written record
2. A short personal letter; SYN. short letter, line.
3. A comment (usually added to a text); SYN. annotation, notation.
4. A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; SYN. musical note, tone.
5. A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; SYN. promissory note, note of hand.
6. A characteristic emotional quality
7. A tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling
A vehement or loud cry; a cry of distress, alarm, opposition, or detestation; clamor.
(Homonym: rho, roe).
1. An arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line.
2. A long continuous strip (usually running horizontally).
3. A linear array of numbers side by side.
4. A continuous chronological succession without an interruption.
A loud cry or call
ETYM Latin vociferatio: cf. French vocifération.
The act of vociferating; violent outcry; vehement utterance of the voice.
ETYM See Hoopoe.
A loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement.