Definition of


  1. (noun, event) a loud resonant repeating noise
  2. (verb, perception) make a loud noise

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Clang

clangor, clangoring, clangour, clank, clash, crash

Alternate forms of Clang

Derivations: clang, clanger, clangor

Hypernyms: go, noise, sound

Origin of the word Clang

  1. 1576, echoic (originally of trumpets and birds), akin to L. clangere "resound, ring," and Gk. klange "sharp sound," from PIE *klang-, nasalized form of root *kleg- "to cry, sound." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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