earsplitting

[eer-split-ing]

adjective

ear-piercing: an earsplitting explosion.

Nearby words

  1. earplug,
  2. earreach,
  3. earring,
  4. ears are burning, one's,
  5. earshot,
  6. earth,
  7. earth almond,
  8. earth art,
  9. earth auger,
  10. earth closet

Origin of earsplitting

First recorded in 1880–85; ear1 + splitting

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