noisemaker

[noiz-mey-ker]
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noun

a person or thing that makes noise, as a reveler on New Year's Eve, Halloween, etc., or a rattle, horn, or similar device used on such an occasion.

Nearby words

  1. noise masking,
  2. noise pollution,
  3. noise suppressor,
  4. noiseless,
  5. noiselessly,
  6. noisenik,
  7. noiseproof,
  8. noisette,
  9. noisette rose,
  10. noisome

Origin of noisemaker

First recorded in 1565–75; noise + maker

Related formsnoise·mak·ing, noun, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for noise-making

noisemaker

noun

US and Canadian something, such as a clapper or bell, used to make a loud noise at football matches, celebrations, etc
Derived Formsnoisemaking, noun, adjective

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