uproar

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EtymologyEdit

Translation of German Aufruhr or Dutch oproer.

NounEdit

uproar (plural uproars)

  1. tumultuous, noisy excitement
  2. loud confused noise, especially when coming from several sources

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VerbEdit

uproar (third-person singular simple present uproars, present participle uproaring, simple past and past participle uproared)

  1. (transitive) To throw into uproar or confusion.
    • Shakespeare
      Uproar the universal peace.
Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:18