- noisette rose,
- noisy miner,
Origin of noisome
Examples from the Web for noisome
It filled my head, that muttering sound, like thick oily smoke from a fat-rendering vat or an odour of noisome decay.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one prison he found a cell so narrow and noisome that the poor wretch who inhabited it begged as a mercy for hanging.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
Let us now quit the noisome mazes of St. Giless and go out and away into the pure leafy country.The History of the Catnach Press|Charles Hindley
A face at a window would have been a relief; even the sight of a customer in the noisome groggery that occupied the ground floor.The Sword of Damocles|Anna Katharine Green
Many met a harder fate—a living death in the noisome prisons of the unbelievers.Legends of the Rhine|Wilhelm Ruland
As I entered the house, the stench that proceeded from it was most dreadful and noisome; but, oh!
Word Origin for noisome
late 14c., "harmful, noxious," from noye "harm, misfortune," shortened form of anoi "annoyance" (from Old French anoier, see annoy) + -some (1). Meaning "bad-smelling" first recorded 1570s. Related: Noisomeness.