What is another word for clangour?

Pronunciation: [klˈaŋɡə] (IPA)

Clangour refers to a loud, sharp, and resonant sound, particularly one produced by metal objects striking against each other. Some synonyms for clangour include clank, din, clamor, rattle, chime, jangle, and reverberation. Clank refers to a sharp, metallic sound, while din and clamor indicate a loud, unpleasant noise. Rattle suggests a rapid, shaking noise, and chime denotes a clear, ringing sound. Jangle implies a discordant, unpleasant noise, while reverberation refers to a series of echoes or resounding sounds. These synonyms can be used interchangeably with clangour, depending on the context and the intended meaning.

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Usage examples for Clangour

"Both legs," he exclaimed, as, putting forth a mighty effort, he twisted and broke them, throwing them down with the same provoking clangour.
"A Poached Peerage"
William Magnay
The roar of water had a different note in it, and the clangour of the iron sheet one of the men was pounding rang out harshly.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
In another few moments Nasmyth was beating a suspended iron sheet, and while its clangour broke through the roar of the river the men floundered towards him over the shingle.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Clangour

  • It is all as of old, the empty clangour, The NOTHING scrawled on a five-foot page, The huckster who, mocking holy anger, Painfully paints his face with rage.We know each other, these slaves and we.
    G. K. Chesterton

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