Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To make a lot of noise

thunder

verb

to make a lot of noise when moving somewhere fast

carouse

verb

to drink alcohol and enjoy yourself in a noisy way

shatter the peace/silence

to suddenly make a lot of noise in a place that has been very quiet

raise the roof

to make a lot of noise

raise hell

to make a lot of noise or trouble

run riot

to behave in a noisy and uncontrolled way

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

profit margin

the difference between how much money you get when you sell something and how much it costs you...

Open Dictionary

dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog