What does the word vociferous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Vociferously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Making a loud outery; clamorous.

Usage examples for vociferous

  1. Time was pressing, and the owner came aboard, puffing,- a round- faced, vociferous, jolly merchant, who had no sooner got his breath than he lost it again upon catching sight of Dolly. – Richard Carvel, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  2. There had been, on Professor Marshall's part, belligerent, vociferous talk about " freedom of speech," and on Mrs. Marshall's a quiet estimate that, with her early training on a Vermont farm, and with the high state of cultivation under which she had brought their five acres, they could successfully go into the truck- farming business like their neighbors. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  3. Almost every voice joined in the vociferous cheer with which this proposal was received. – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
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