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adjective noisy pronunciation in British English /ˈnɔɪzi/ 
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adjectivenoisy
comparativenoisier
superlativenoisiest
  1. making a lot of noise

    noisy neighbours

    Steam engines are noisy and dirty.

    1. a.
      full of noise

      a noisy crowded bar

      The streets are so noisy at night.

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noisily

 noisy pronunciation in British English  adverb

He breathed noisily through his nose.

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