clamor for (something)

(redirected from clamoring for)

clamor for (something)

To support or request something vocally or passionately. Many townspeople have clamored for this construction project because they like the idea of not having to drive 10 miles to the nearest grocery store. We decided to bring out the cake early because the kids were clamoring for it.
See also: clamor

clamor for someone or something

to raise a great outcry for someone or something. Everyone was clamoring for Mark. They just loved him. The children were clamoring for ice cream.
See also: clamor
References in periodicals archive ?
He emphasized that Grace Poe and Mar Roxas only rely on surveys and that clamoring for them to run is either their friends or political parties.
We initiated fundraising for our unique strategy at a time when institutional investors were clamoring for higher return opportunities in a market that had become intensely competitive.
My daughters are clamoring for Double Chocolate Almond Explosion Cookies and Creamy Raspberry Oatmeal.
By including DivX capability in a variety of different DVD devices, LG Electronics is proving their commitment to creating and distributing products that meet the needs of the millions of users all over the world who are clamoring for products that support DivX video playback," said Bill Holmes, Vice President of Consumer Electronics at DivX, Inc.
Your gay fans have been clamoring for the release of "It Might Hurt a Bit," your duet with Michael Stipe.
All of our red, white, and blue-eyed patriots lost their cool over such infamy and began clamoring for reform.
The story opens when the legendary beauty is a marriageable 12-year-old, with suitors already clamoring for her hand, and relates her subsequent kidnapping by Theseus of Athens, then her passionless arranged marriage to Menelaus, which results in the birth of a daughter.
Of all the art clamoring for attention in New York this fall, the most incisively current was a thing of the past.
If something doesn't happen and quick, this could turn into broadcast TV's answer to the atmospheric but dramatically inert ``Carnivale,'' and no one has particularly been clamoring for that.
With the rock fans clamoring for the ordination of Elvis, the African Anglicans mulling over whether to send missionaries to England, an Australian ex-bishop at the center of a sex abuse scandal, Episcopal Bishop John Spong preaching that everything in the church is so much clap-trap, and the Canadian church hierarchy agonizing over whether there's enough room on the head of the Anglican pin for both straights and gays, there's so much bedlam going on that no one seems to notice that thousands of confused Anglicans are looking for a new pew in which to pray.
In early February, tax pre-parers were clamoring for IRS Pubs 1345 and 1345A.
Agents, who for years have been clamoring for a real-time rating process, are trying to convince insurers to abandon proprietary systems in favor of universal standards.
First, there are those innumerable "e-business" start-ups clamoring for your attention.
These people--fundamentalists, feminists, housewives, and doctors--have long been clamoring for a uniting force.
The professional and prosumer photography segment has been clamoring for a true 'coffee-table' book that features their work, which they can then present to wedding and other clients," said Eileen Gittins, Blurb's founder and CEO.