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Describing loud and noisy sounds - thesaurus

Synonyms

loud

adjective

used for describing a sound that is strong and very easy to hear

noisy

adjective

full of noise

shrill

adjective

a shrill noise or voice is very loud, high, and unpleasant

piercing

adjective

very loud, high, and unpleasant

deafening

adjective

so loud that you can hear nothing else

ear-splitting

adjective

extremely loud

resounding

adjective

a resounding sound is very loud and continues for a long time

uproarious

adjective

extremely noisy and loud

riotous

adjective

very lively and noisy

can’t hear yourself think

to be unable to hear because a place is very noisy

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almighty

adjective

informal used for emphasizing how great, loud, or serious something is

aloud

adverb

loud enough for other people to hear

(at) full blast

as loudly or with as much power as possible

brassy

adjective

a brassy sound is loud and unpleasant

explosive

adjective

loud and unexpected

howling

adjective

making a continuous low loud noise

I can’t hear myself think

used for saying that there is too much noise

in full cry

behaving in an enthusiastic and noisy way

insistent

adjective

continuous, and loud or strong

lairy

adjective

Britishvery informal bright or loud in an unpleasant way

loud

adverb

loudly

noisy

adjective

making a lot of noise

out

adverb

used for saying that a sound or voice is loud and clear

out loud

in a way that other people can hear

percussive

adjective

formal a percussive sound is short and loud like someone hitting a drum

pulsating

adjective

moving or making sounds in a strong and regular pattern

raucous

adjective

rude, noisy, and violent

roaring

adjective

making a loud deep noise

rowdy

adjective

noisy and causing trouble

sharp

adjective

a sharp sound is sudden and loud

thundering

adjective

very loud

thunderous

adjective

very loud

tumultuous

adjective

literary involving a lot of noise, excitement, activity, or violence

tumultuous

adjective

literary noisy and excited

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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