noiseless

[ noiz-lis ]
/ ˈnɔɪz lɪs /

adjective

accompanied by or making little or no noise; silent; quiet: a noiseless step; a noiseless typewriter.

Nearby words

  1. noise generator,
  2. noise limiter,
  3. noise masking,
  4. noise pollution,
  5. noise suppressor,
  6. noiselessly,
  7. noisemaker,
  8. noisenik,
  9. noiseproof,
  10. noisette

Origin of noiseless

First recorded in 1595–1605; noise + -less

Related formsnoise·less·ly, adverbnoise·less·ness, noun

Synonym study

See still1.

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British Dictionary definitions for noiseless

noiseless

/ (ˈnɔɪzlɪs) /

adjective

making little or no sound; silent
Derived Formsnoiselessly, adverbnoiselessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for noiseless

noiseless

adj.

c.1600, from noise (n.) + -less. Related: Noiselessly; noiselessness.

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