(n.) An uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables.
(n.) A combination of discordant sounds.
(n.) An unhealthy state of the voice.
(1) Instead, we are treated to a cacophony of people trying to talk over each other.
(2) Karagandy will kick off, to a cacophony of boos from the home crowd, who are doing their best to stir that bad blood.
(3) The politics of football have long been accompanied by a background hum of corruption claims, but in recent times it has become a cacophony.
(4) It is a plausible claim, judging by the cacophony of trumpets, cymbals, drums and violins erupting from classrooms, corridors and the courtyard: hundreds of children aged six to 19, some in trainers, others in flip-flops, individually and collectively making music.
(5) Nelson said: "Against the cacophony of the 24-hour news era, there has never been a greater need for what the Spectator offers: wit, style, mischief, elegance of thought and independence of opinion.
(6) With the eight lanes of France’s most famous avenue cleared of all traffic on Paris’s first car-free day , the usual cacophony of car-revving and thundering motorbike engines had given way to the squeak of bicycle wheels, the clatter of skateboards, the laughter of children on rollerblades and even the gentle rustling of wind in the trees.
(7) But there is one part of the city, located along the creek and the traditional district of Bastakiya, where one can hear the sound of motorboats, called abras , transporting people from one side to the other, and the sound of pigeons, the lapping of waves, and the cacophony of various languages.
(8) Their cacophony has drowned out rational discourse.
(9) Christian Radnedge , a Spurs-supporting journalist who was in the Smoking Dog, told the BBC that it had been "full to the rafters" when there was "a huge cacophony of noise and the sound of glass being smashed".
(10) Instead, listeners’ ears are assaulted by a cacophony of industrial noise – recordings of ambient sounds from factories.
(11) As budgets continue to be squeezed, all councils need to think long and hard about where to prioritise their resources amid a cacophony of bids and pleas from different interest groups and residents.
(12) Amid a cacophony of phones, political interns were struggling to keep up with the calls and emails from angry people across the US and the world claiming Hollywood-backed legislation was about to break the internet and end its open culture forever.
(13) Their faces stared up from the dusty stretch of tarmac outside New Cairo's police academy, a silent roll call of butchery laid out like a human carpet amid a cacophony of chants, sirens and camera clicks in the morning sun.
(14) Right now I’m doing a daily commute of three hours [between Manchester and Morecambe] because I want to see my children and hear their nonsense in the morning and the cacophony of noise when I come in, about school dinner, about why I haven’t sewn someone’s trousers.” Campaigning full time became significantly easier recently when she was one of a small number of Labour candidates to receive £10,000 from the former Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott – money she could spend on petrol and childcare.
(15) They broke down all kinds of barriers - between pop and performance art, male and female, lyricism and cacophony.
(16) It is what some people would call a crisis of political representation, highlighted by Ukip's 28% of the poll and second placing, and the cacophony of noise in response to its success.
(17) Salinger was not yet 30, but the local acclaim of New York critics was translating into a buzz around his name that would soon explode into a cacophony.
(18) To cut through and persuade, he has to be prepared to take a risk and perhaps even find himself on the losing side of an argument, because there, in a bit of adversity, Shorten might actually find some genuine conviction that rings true, resonates and carries through the cacophony of the news cycle.
(19) Every now and then a columnist manages to distil a great cacophony of opinion into one simple sentence – and on Wednesday the Mail's Sarah Vine did just that.
(20) Lowering the window, I hear a cacophony of voices attempting to sell me a new property: “We offer a two-bedroom flat for only 22 lakh rupees [£21,500], ma’am!” “We have better amenities and a brilliant location to boot, ma’am!” “Ma’am, our company has been building flats for more than 20 years and has a brilliant reputation!” The scene is reminiscent of vegetable vendors hawking in crowded market places throughout India .
(n.) A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation.
(n.) Any loud and continued noise.
(n.) A continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry.
(v. t.) To salute loudly.
(v. t.) To stun with noise.
(v. t.) To utter loudly or repeatedly; to shout.
(v. i.) To utter loud sounds or outcries; to vociferate; to complain; to make importunate demands.
(1) So, too, does the law – one which Congressional Republicans, who routinely charge Obama with not enforcing immigration law, are now clamoring for him to ignore, and Obama remains just as eager to oblige them .
(2) Voters – even the liberal ones who helped Obama build a grassroots army – are clamoring for the finer points of a progressive candidacy.
(3) The "oral" clamor of deprivation and entitlement, together with dependency, submissiveness, and defensive uncertainty, serve a screening function for hostile aggressive wishes, from any developmental level.
(4) Get up, do something.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest A view to a thrill: supporters clamor to get close to the Donald.
(5) How long until there is a clamoring for a ground invasion in Iraq or Syria – or both – when the current strategy of airstrikes and a massive influx of arms inevitably fails?
(6) The purpose of the middle ear mechanism is no doubt the protection of the inner ear receptors (the amphibian and basilar papillae) from overstimulation by sounds, including the animal's own cries and the intense clamor produced by a group of frogs calling in chorus.
(7) Democrats clamor for credible Clinton challenger in wake of email revelations Read more Clinton, in her remarks before an adoring crowd of mostly women in New York, stuck with the usual.
(8) A Trumpist state could do much to soothe the crisis of capitalism: it could pour public dollars into discovering the next lucrative technology for the private sector while holding the line against the redistributive clamor of a rising millennial majority.
(9) There is a clear and present need for increased public clamor demanding carefully designed, risk-limiting human experiments (randomized clinical trials) to provide interpretable evidence of benefit and risks of innovations before these are adopted as desirable medical and social policy.
(10) On Saturday, a 24-year-old man died in CBSA custody in Edmonton, Alberta, in just the latest example of a system in need of repair, as activists clamor for independent oversight.
(11) From the the ratification of the 14th Amendment to the origins of the term “anchor babies” (used as “anchor children” to slur Vietnamese-American refugees – those immigrants that the GOP nowadays say came to this country the “right” way), to the present-day, birthright citizenship has always been a battlefield for politicians to try to deny citizenship to the latest non-whites clamoring to become American.
(12) Vicki Saporta, the president of the National Abortion Federation, a group of providers which clamored for the change, said on Wednesday that she was “delighted” by the change.
(13) There has been great clamor on this subject from many sources-the medical profession, the legal community, the legislatures, the judiciary, and the public.
(14) But he portrayed gun control as an issue on which Trump could “respond to a rally, which he also likes to do, and the rally is the American people, who are clamoring and demanding action”.
(15) To look at the polls, people are clamoring for what the Green Party is offering.
(16) One of the reasons the bill's progress has moved slowly is that most of farm country is enjoying a good agricultural economy, and farmers have not clamored for changes in policy.
(17) The purchasing and implementation of sophisticated medical data systems by hospitals, and the growing clamor from private health insurers and employers about the rapidly rising costs of health services has made determining the effectiveness of medical interventions a priority subject for many authorities in the field of medical care assessment.
(18) The command "Check your privilege" has become one of the great political rallying cries of 2013, and if you haven't heard it yet, you soon will, because it is fast slipping over from the social media sites – where it has become a clamorous chorus this year – to the mainstream media, largely thanks to journalists and certain former politicians who profess themselves to be baffled by its meaning.
(19) In the clamor of many institutional and special interest "orchestras," it is possible to lose sight of their common object of concern-human welfare and dignity.
(20) And as Glenn Greenwald writes , it’s inevitabley only a matter of time until there will be a clamoring from the chattering class for that, too.