Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Making or producing clangor; having a hard, metallic, or ringing sound.
- adj. Making a clangor.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Making a clangor; having a ringing, metallic sound.
- adj. having a loud resonant metallic sound
- clangor + -ous (Wiktionary)
“After a clangorous opening flourish, a wispy, airborne figure linked bolder, more earthy ideas.”
“Two of the works, Cage's clangorous First Construction in Metal and Skempton's hypnotic Lento, are relatively well known, but both Cardew's Bun No 1 and Feldman's Piano and Orchestra will be receiving their London premieres.”
“I believe I also dropped clangorous hints as the use of Google by which an answer might be procured.”
“The air was full of sound, a deafening and confusing conflict of noises—the clangorous din of the Martians, the crash of falling houses, the thud of trees, fences, sheds flashing into flame, and the crackling and roaring of fire.”
“The high-keyed chromatic juxtapositions of Picasso's Homme Ã la pipe of November 7, 1968, bring to mind (if not with paint - chip exactitude, then closely enough) the clangorous combination of poison green, bismuth pink, and icy aquamarine in Pontormo's Deposition of circa 1528 in the Capponi Chapel in Florence.”
“We should have soared up like clangorous voices, — and here we must trundle as grey – yarn thread – balls.”
“At night, from his hospital bed, he could hear the chanting and gunfire and, on the day the Shah left, the clangorous sounds of a giant celebration.”
“His work is clangorous and bizarre, eccentric and fun, and definitely worth a listen.”
“He understands, as some of your more fire-breathing liberals don't, that postpartisanship is smart politics: co-opt the middle, co-opt even some Republicans, and you end up occupying most of the space on the political spectrum and isolating your opponents on their clangorous little fringe.”
“But there's no development here, just a string of clangorous action sequences and a fusillade of givens -- Hancock is a bum, he can fly, his strength is limitless, and he creates chaos wherever he goes.”
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