Etymology
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vociferous (adj.)

1610s, from Latin vociferari "to shout, yell, cry out," from vox (genitive vocis) "voice" (from PIE root *wekw- "to speak") + stem of ferre "to carry" (from PIE root *bher- (1) "to carry"). Related: Vociferously; vociferousness.

updated on December 10, 2020

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Definitions of vociferous from WordNet

vociferous (adj.)
conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry;
a vociferous mob
Synonyms: blatant / clamant / clamorous / strident
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