Uproar

  • 1 Uproar — Up*roar , v. t. To throw into uproar or confusion. [Obs.] Uproar the universal peace. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Uproar — Up roar, n. [D. oproer; akin to G. aufruhr, Dan. opr[ o]r, Sw. uppror; D. op up + roeren to stir; akin to AS. hr?ran to stir, hr?r stirring, active, G. r[ u]hren to stir, OHG. ruoren, Icel. hr[ae]ra, Dan. r[ o]re, Sw. r[ o]ra. Cf. {Rearmouse}.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Uproar — Up*roar , v. i. To make an uproar. [R.] Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 uproar — index bluster (commotion), brawl, commotion, confusion (turmoil), disorder (lack of order) …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 uproar — 1520s, used by Tindale and later Coverdale as a loan translation of Ger. Aufruhr or Du. oproer tumult, riot, lit. a stirring up, in German and Dutch bibles (Cf. Acts xxi:38), outbreak of disorder, revolt, commotion, from Ger. auf (M.Du. op) up +… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 uproar — *din, pandemonium, hullabaloo, babel, hubbub, clamor, racket Analogous words: strife, contention, dissension, *discord, conflict, variance: *confusion, disorder, chaos: fracas, *brawl, broil, melee …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 uproar — [n] commotion, pandemonium ado, babble, babel, bedlam, bickering, big scene*, brawl, broil*, bustle, chaos, clamor, clangor, clatter, confusion, din, disorder, flap*, fracas*, free for all*, furor, fuss, hassle, jangle, mayhem, melee, noise,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 uproar — ► NOUN 1) a loud and impassioned noise or disturbance. 2) a public expression of outrage. ORIGIN Dutch uproer, from op up + roer confusion , associated with ROAR(Cf. ↑roarer) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 uproar — [up′rôr΄] n. [Du oproer, a stirring up (akin to Ger aufruhr) < op, up + roeren, to stir (akin to OE hreran < IE base * k̑ere , to mix, stir up): form and sense infl. by ROAR] 1. violent disturbance or commotion, esp. one accompanied by loud …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Uproar — Superherobox| caption=Uproar with Twilight and Metalsmith comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Uproar real name=unrevealed species=Human Mutant publisher=Marvel Comics debut= 2099 A.D. Genesis creators=Tom Payer Humberto Ramos alliance… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 uproar — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, huge ▪ public ▪ a huge public uproar over taxation plans ▪ international ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 uproar — [[t]ʌ̱prɔː(r)[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: also a N, oft in N If there is uproar, there is a lot of shouting and noise because people are very angry or upset about something. The announcement caused uproar in the crowd... The courtroom was in an uproar. 2) …

    English dictionary

  • 13 uproar — n. 1) to create an uproar 2) an uproar over 3) in an uproar * * * [ ʌprɔː] an uproar over in an uproar to create anuproar …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 uproar — up|roar [ ʌp,rɔr ] noun singular or uncount 1. ) angry public criticism of something: Mr. Stone s latest movie has caused an uproar. be in an uproar about/over something: The whole country is in an uproar over the recent assassination attempt. 2 …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 uproar — UK [ˈʌpˌrɔː(r)] / US [ˈʌpˌrɔr] noun [singular/uncountable] 1) angry public criticism of something Mr Stone s latest film has caused an uproar. be in uproar about/over something: The whole country is in uproar over the recent assassination attempt …

    English dictionary

  • 16 uproar — up|roar [ˈʌp ro: US ro:r] n [singular, U] [Date: 1500 1600; : Dutch; Origin: oproer, from op up + roer movement ; influenced by English roar] a lot of noise or angry protest about something be in (an) uproar ▪ The house was in an uproar, with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 uproar — [16] Uproar has no direct etymological connection with roar. It originally meant ‘uprising, insurrection’, and was borrowed from Dutch oproer. This is a compound formed from op ‘up’ and roer ‘movement’. It was first used in English by William… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18 uproar — noun (singular, uncountable) a lot of noise or angry protest about something: be in an uproar: The house was in an uproar, with babies crying and people shouting …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 uproar — noun 1) the uproar in the kitchen continued for some time Syn: turmoil, disorder, confusion, chaos, commotion, disturbance, rumpus, ruckus, tumult, turbulence, mayhem, pandemonium, bedlam, noise, din, clamor, hubbub …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 uproar — noun 1) the uproar in the kitchen continued Syn: commotion, disturbance, rumpus, disorder, confusion, chaos, tumult, mayhem, pandemonium, bedlam, noise, din, clamour, hubbub, racket; informal hullabaloo; …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary


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