make an uproar

make an uproar

1. To create a loud, typically angry disturbance or display in public, such that it draws attention to those involved. Robert made an uproar in the store when they refused to refund him for the broken television. My parents always make an uproar with their fighting wherever we go.
2. To make an impassioned protest or complaint (about something). Fans across the country are making an uproar over the network's decision not to renew the popular show for a fourth season. Employees have started making an uproar about the poor working conditions they are forced to endure.
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