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[ noi-zee ]


, nois·i·er, nois·i·est.
  1. making much noise:

    noisy children.

    Synonyms: vociferous, uproarious, tumultuous, clamorous

    Antonyms: quiet

  2. abounding in or full of noise:

    a noisy assembly hall.

  3. characterized by much noise:

    a noisy celebration; a noisy protest.


/ ˈnɔɪzɪ /


  1. making a loud or constant noise
  2. full of or characterized by noise

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Derived Forms

  • ˈnoisiness, noun
  • ˈnoisily, adverb
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Other Words From

  • noisi·ly adverb
  • noisi·ness noun
  • un·noisi·ly adverb
  • un·noisy adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of noisy1

First recorded in 1685–95; noise + -y 1
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Synonym Study

See loud.
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Example Sentences

Steel-shot beads, though less popular, are larger and heavier, and can be a bit noisy.

Skeptics used to tell the neuroscientist Bradley Voytek that there was nothing worth studying in these noisy features of brain activity.

In a world that’s noisy and chaotic, such adaptability is essential.

The Move the Talbot Boys Confederate Monument Coalition, a group with as many as 500 members, has emerged and staged noisy rallies at the site.

“There’s a lot of fatigue around noisy social platforms,” she told my colleague Maria Aspan.

From Fortune

At the end of the day, Black Jesus is likely to be noisy and controversial.

Avoid all-you-can-eat buffets and noisy, stressful environments.

Plus, the Delta IV is—strange thing to say about an enormous rocket—very fast and noisy.

At one point, they held a noisy tug-of-war with a giant rope in the middle of the exhibit hall.

I like to proofread in noisy restaurants, with my glasses off, staring close at the type.

The cheerful sound of music came from the deck of a big saloon steamer, bearing its crowd of noisy tourists.

"I'll tell you how we'll help it," I proposed recklessly, shouting to make myself heard above the noisy wind.

No one could deny that Government had yielded in the face of noisy clamor and forcible resistance.

He was about to stretch himself and give vent to a noisy yawn when the word “Laidlaw” smote his ear.

Politics were largely at the bottom of it all, I am sure, and certain newspapers joined in the noisy chorus.





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