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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klang-er, klang-ger]
    • /ˈklæŋ ər, ˈklæŋ gər/
    • /ˈklæŋ.ɡər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klang-er, klang-ger]
    • /ˈklæŋ ər, ˈklæŋ gər/

Definitions of clangour word

  • noun clangour a loud resonant often-repeated noise 3
  • noun clangour an uproar 3
  • verb clangour to make or produce a loud resonant noise 3
  • noun clangour a loud, resonant sound; clang. 1
  • noun clangour clamorous noise. 1
  • verb without object clangour to make a clangor; clang. 1

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Origin of clangour

First appearance:

before 1585
One of the 35% oldest English words
1585-95; < Latin: loud sound, noise, equivalent to clang(ere) to clang + -or -or1

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Parts of speech for Clangour


clangour popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for clangour

noun clangour

  • peal — a loud, prolonged ringing of bells.
  • ringing — a ringing sound, as of a bell or bells: the ring of sleigh bells.
  • tolling — the act of tolling a bell.
  • din — religion, especially the religious observances of a Muslim.
  • clang — When a large metal object clangs, it makes a loud noise.

Antonyms for clangour

noun clangour

  • quiet — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.

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