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Definition of Uproar


  1. Great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; noisy confusion; bustle and clamor.
  2. To throw into uproar or confusion.
  3. To make an uproar.

Uproar Quotations

There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music.
John Keats

Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.
John Milton

The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
P. G. Wodehouse

I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang, and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class, which did not interest me at all.
Burl Ives

I think when 'The Simpsons' first came on, there was an uproar. People got used to it. They realized the show's really funny, it's got a heart, so I think it's pretty safe.
Matt Groening
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Uproar Translations

uproar in German is Erregung
uproar in Italian is eccitazione
uproar in Latin is turba
uproar in Spanish is tumulto, agitacion
uproar in Swedish is uppror, rabalder
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