PRONUNCIATION: AUDIO: v-sfr-s KEY
ADJECTIVE: Making, given to, or marked by noisy and vehement outcry.
OTHER FORMS: vo·cifer·ous·ly —ADVERB
SYNONYMS: vociferous, blatant, boisterous, strident, clamorous These adjectives mean conspicuously and usually offensively loud. Vociferous suggests a noisy outcry, as of vehement protest: vociferous complaints. Blatant connotes coarse or vulgar noisiness: "Up rose a blatant Radical" (Walter Bagehot). Boisterous implies unrestrained noise, tumult, and often rowdiness: boisterous youths. Strident stresses offensive harshness, shrillness, or discordance: a legislator with a strident voice. Something clamorous is both vociferous and sustained: a clamorous uproar.
Sorry Patrik — I just couldn't resist. (I must be a very bad man.) But I learned a new word today!