Definitions

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  • n. A hideous or confused noise; an uproar; a racket.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hideous or confused noise; an uproar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A confused noise; an uproar.

Etymologies

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French tintamarre.

Examples

  • Then came such a tintamar, rebels firing on us, we firing on rebels, and so in such noise and thunder we have been eclipsed out of the world these weary days. "

    The Lady of Loyalty House A Novel

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