vociferator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vociferator a loud and vehement speaker (usually in protest)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vociferator One who vociferates, or is clamorous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vociferator One who vociferates; a clamorous shouter.
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Usage

In literature:

To reward all these vociferous mendicants with the invaluable cutlery was hardly prudent.
"Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science, No. 23, February, 1873, Vol. XI. No. 23." by Various
Sampson and Jim and Fox, of course, shared Wade's cabin, and vociferously announced his return.
"The Mysterious Rider" by Zane Grey
O my companions, repress your wicked vociferations, and rest quietly on bended elbow.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
It is a fierce encounter there beneath the rocks, the fox silent, the dog very vociferous.
"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs
From the very dignity of her nature, you know there will be no vociferation.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
Every ship's company cheered vociferously, and the yacht tore on amid clamour that might have scared timid folk.
"A Dream of the North Sea" by James Runciman
Argument is followed by vociferation and abuse; a momentary self-restraint by a fresh outbreak of self-assertion.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)" by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
My new friends cheered me vociferously, and I was carried, now quite unable to walk, into the Castle of Loughfea.
"The Land-War In Ireland (1870)" by James Godkin
Once more torch-light processions in vociferous serried columns attested the intensity of party spirit.
"Unleavened Bread" by Robert Grant
Admirably sung and acted, and vociferously encored.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, June 4, 1892" by Various
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In poetry:

One says his say with a difference
More of expounding, explaining!
All now is wrangle, abuse, and vociferance;
Now there's a truce, all's subdued, self-restraining :
Five, though, stands out all the stiffer hence.
"Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha" by Robert Browning
A deep river, two or three houses in bamboo quiet,
And such goings on: red blossoms glaring with white!
Among spring's vociferous glories, I too have my place:
With a lovely wine, bidding life's affairs bon voyage.
"Alone, Looking For Blossoms Along The River" by Du Fu

In news:

Thank goodness for the "small minority" that "has recently been vociferous in its opposition to the widely supported programme of teaching of values from a Christian perspective in schools".
A day after the world learned that scientists at George Washington University Medical Center had cloned human embryos , ethicists and fertility specialists were already engaged in a vociferous debate yesterday.
One of California's more vociferous battles over marijuana was already simmering in the upper Central Valley when an audiotape of a howling, hysterical mother went viral.
Perhaps most famous for its loud, familiar call, killdeeahdeedee, the killdeer 's scientific name aptly describes its behavior: vociferous, meaning loud and vocal.
Lions minstrel a fun, happy, vociferous show.
With a closing touch in the NBA Finals, Heat star can disarm vociferous critics.
In the wake of the release of the report by former FBI Director Louis Freeh about the Penn State University child abuse scandal, even some of the late Joe Paterno's most vociferous defenders have fallen silent.
A Zulu himself, Mr Gwala was among the most vociferous opponents of tribalism in South Africa's most violently divided province, KwaZulu/Natal.
The despicable vociferate ranting demeaning President Obama is beyond the pale.
The voters that I talk to are disappointed that we are arguing so vociferously.
A group of neighbors vociferously opposed the construction of a proposed new two-story single-family dwelling at 161 Panoramic Way during the Zoning Adjustments Board meeting Thursday.
Vociferous and talented Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman ran side by side with Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald early in the second quarter when Cardinals quarterback John Skelton zipped a pass their way.
The tundra swan 's call is high-pitched and reminiscent of snow geese, while the trumpeter swan 's call is more vociferous and has been likened to the sound of a French horn.
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In science:

The spectacular array of useful technologies brought about owing to the formulation of these theories over the previous century are vociferous testament to the utility of expanding our experimental horizons.
Fundamental quantum optics experiments conceivable with satellites -- reaching relativistic distances and velocities
Whilst the current majority view seems to be that a Bell inequality violation can be understood as proof of an inescapable nonlocality in nature, there still exist a good number of vociferous dissenters to this viewpoint.
Correlation between measured and unmeasured quantities in quantum mechanics, locality, and the legitimacy of counterfactual reasoning
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