Definition for UP'ROAR

UP'ROAR, n. [D. oproer; G. aufruhr; auf, up, and rühren, to stir, to beat, D. roeren, Sw. röra, upror. In verse it is sometimes accented on the second syllable.]

Great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; bustle and clamor. The Jews who believed not – set all the city in an uproar. Acts xvii. Horror thus prevail'd, And wild uproar. Philips.

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