Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A clang or repeated clanging.
  • noun A loud racket; a din.
  • intransitive verb To make a clangor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make a clangor; clang; clank; resound.
  • noun A sharp, metallic, ringing sound; resonant, clanging sound; clang; clamorous noise; shrill outcry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A sharp, harsh, ringing sound.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US Alternative spelling of clangour.
  • verb US Alternative spelling of clangour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make a loud resonant noise
  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
  • verb make a loud noise

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin, from clangere, to clang.]

Examples

  • Despite their clangor on LA based Persian satellite TV, these individuals who spend all of their time attacking groups that secure victories for the community, were unable to prevent positive change, exposing themselves and demonstrating that they have no base of support.

    Shawn Amoei: Obama Scores Points With the Iranian People

  • The clangor spread outward until all of Rata Sum was ringing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • And even with the clangor of tourists, who on many days at least double the city's population of about 300, it's still possible to find peaceful spots to enjoy a glass of wine as you admire the sun kissing the countryside below the walls.

    Malta's Sun-Kissed 'Silent City'

  • Leader Zach Condon gained wide attention for the artful clangor of Beirut's 2006 debut, which bore the influence of Gypsy music.

    A Brief Guide to the Northside Festival

  • Leader Zach Condon gained wide attention for the artful clangor of Beirut's 2006 debut, which bore the influence of Gypsy music.

    A Brief Guide to the Northside Festival

  • The clangor spread outward until all of Rata Sum was ringing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The clangor spread outward until all of Rata Sum was ringing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The clangor spread outward until all of Rata Sum was ringing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Rarely do I descend to that cauldron of hissing pipes and clangor of which so few are aware — am I blessed or cursed to have discovered it within?

    The Indolent Magician (II)

  • He slammed the truck door behind him sending a metal clangor through the manzanitas.

    Owls

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