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(Informal) Back talk.
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  1. (Informal) Back talk.
  2. Interference or noise, such as crackling in a receiver, produced when static or atmospheric electricity disturbs signal reception.
  3. Distortion or interruption of a broadcast signal, such as crackling or noise in a receiver or specks on a television screen, often produced when background electromagnetic radiation in the atmosphere disturbs signal reception or when there are loose connections in the transmission or reception circuits.
A noisy clamor.
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  1. A noisy clamor.
  2. A noisy, sometimes violent disturbance; noise and confusion; a quarrel.
  3. (Informal) An uproar or commotion
To engage in or spread gossip:
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  1. To engage in or spread gossip:
  2. To be a gossip or engage in gossip
A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
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  1. A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
  2. (Linguistics) An articulation made by the vocal apparatus:
  3. A distinctive noise:
A tune
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  1. A tune
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. (Obs.) A sound
A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion.
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  1. A loud noise; a cacophony or loud commotion.
  2. A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
  3. A loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar
A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
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  1. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
  2. A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to allow walking on marshy or soft ground.
  3. A noisy confusion; loud and confused talk or activity; uproar
A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
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  1. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
  2. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
  3. Loud, confused noise; din
A loud outcry; uproar
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  1. A loud outcry; uproar
  2. A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
  3. A loud noise or outcry; a hubbub.
A confused situation; a tumult:
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  1. A confused situation; a tumult:
  2. A loud confusing noise:
  3. A confused uproar, commotion, tumult or racket.
A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
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  1. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
  2. Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
  3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
An agitated disturbance; a hubbub:
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  1. An agitated disturbance; a hubbub:
  2. A condition of turbulent motion.
  3. A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
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  1. A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
  2. Loud noise and confusion; hubbub
A very brief musical piece serving as to introduce a dignitary or announcement
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  1. A very brief musical piece serving as to introduce a dignitary or announcement
  2. A loud flourish of trumpets
  3. (Music) A loud flourish of brass instruments, especially trumpets.
A rallying call or signal:
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  1. A rallying call or signal:
  2. A loud utterance of an emotion, such as fear, anger, or despair.
  3. A loud vocal sound expressing pain, anger, fright, joy, etc.
A crying out
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  1. A crying out
  2. A loud cry or uproar
  3. A loud cry or clamor.
The action of the verb to shout.
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  1. The action of the verb to shout.
The act of producing a yell.
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  1. The act of producing a yell.
A noisy fight or loud quarrel; brawl
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  1. A noisy fight or loud quarrel; brawl
Wild disorder, noise, or confusion
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  1. Wild disorder, noise, or confusion
  2. (Place, proper) The capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost
  3. A condition or scene of noisy confusion:
(Archaic) An insane asylum.
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  1. (Archaic) An insane asylum.
  2. (Place, proper) An old insane asylum (in full, St. Mary of Bethlehem), later a hospital for the mentally ill, in London
  3. Any place or condition of noise and confusion
An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
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  1. An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
  2. (Uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
  3. Chaotic or unstable eddying motion in a fluid. Avoiding excessive turbulence generated around moving objects (such as airplanes), which can make their motion inefficient and difficult to control, is a major factor in aerodynamic design.
The characteristic of being boisterous.
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  1. The characteristic of being boisterous.
The state or quality of being clamorous.
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  1. The state or quality of being clamorous.
In the Bible, a city (now thought to be Babylon) in Shinar where God confounded a presumptuous attempt to build a tower into heaven by confusing the language of its builders into many mutually incomprehensible languages.
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  1. In the Bible, a city (now thought to be Babylon) in Shinar where God confounded a presumptuous attempt to build a tower into heaven by confusing the language of its builders into many mutually incomprehensible languages.
  2. Any confusion of voices or sounds; tumult
  3. A scene or situation of confusion:
A noisy mock serenade for newlyweds.
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  1. A noisy mock serenade for newlyweds.
  2. A noisy demonstration or celebration; esp., a mock serenade with kettles, horns, etc. to a couple on their wedding night; charivari
Harsh, jarring sound; dissonance
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  1. Harsh, jarring sound; dissonance
  2. The use of harsh or discordant sounds in literary composition, as for poetic effect.
  3. Jarring, discordant sound; dissonance:
(Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
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  1. (Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
  2. Lack of agreement, consistency, or harmony; conflict:
  3. An inharmonious sound or combination of sounds; discord
A confused or harsh sound or mingling of sounds.
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  1. A confused or harsh sound or mingling of sounds.
  2. Lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things.
  3. A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
The quality of being strident.
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(Rare) The state or quality of being blatant
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  1. (Rare) The state or quality of being blatant
  2. A blatant quality or thing
(Bible, place, proper) A city in Shinar in which Noah's descendants tried to build a very high tower to reach heaven and were prevented by God from doing so by a confusion of tongues: Gen. 11:1-9
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  1. (Bible, place, proper) A city in Shinar in which Noah's descendants tried to build a very high tower to reach heaven and were prevented by God from doing so by a confusion of tongues: Gen. 11:1-9
  2. In the Bible, a city (now thought to be Babylon) in Shinar where God confounded a presumptuous attempt to build a tower into heaven by confusing the language of its builders into many mutually incomprehensible languages.
  3. A scene or situation of confusion:
A loud outcry; uproar
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  1. A loud outcry; uproar
  2. A loud noise or outcry; a hubbub.
  3. A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
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  1. A jumble of loud, usually discordant sounds.
  2. Any of various international technical standards, as for electronic equipment or photographic film, set by the German association Deutsches Institut für Normung
  3. A loud, continuous noise; confused clamor or uproar
A loud confusing noise:
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  1. A loud confusing noise:
  2. A confused situation; a tumult:
  3. A confused uproar, commotion, tumult or racket.
A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
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  1. A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion.
  2. Loud noise and confusion; hubbub
Wild disorder, noise, or confusion
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  1. Wild disorder, noise, or confusion
  2. (Place, proper) The capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost
  3. A condition or scene of noisy confusion:
(Archaic) A period of lively, exciting social life or revelry
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  1. (Archaic) A period of lively, exciting social life or revelry
  2. A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to allow walking on marshy or soft ground.
  3. A noisy confusion; loud and confused talk or activity; uproar
A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
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  1. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
  2. Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
  3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
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  1. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
  2. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
  3. Loud, confused noise; din
A tune
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  1. A tune
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. (Obs.) A sound
A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
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  1. A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
  2. (Linguistics) An articulation made by the vocal apparatus:
  3. A distinctive noise:
To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
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  1. To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
  2. To call the public's attention to things for sale or rent, help wanted, etc., as by printed or broadcast notices; sponsor advertisements
  3. To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales. [from 19th c.]
To make known publicly; spread the news of; proclaim
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  1. To make known publicly; spread the news of; proclaim
  2. To prepare or lead (the way in an endeavor):
  3. To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
(Heraldry) To describe (a coat of arms) in proper terms.
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  1. (Heraldry) To describe (a coat of arms) in proper terms.
  2. To display conspicuously or publicly.
  3. To paint or depict (a coat of arms) with accurate detail.
To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means
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  1. To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means
  2. In a scattered manner.
  3. To spread (information, gossip, etc.) widely
(US, archaic British) to spread, promulgate or disseminate a rumour, news etc.
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  1. (US, archaic British) to spread, promulgate or disseminate a rumour, news etc.
  2. To spread a report of; rumor
  3. To spread news of; repeat.
To spread widely among persons or places; disseminate:
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  1. To spread widely among persons or places; disseminate:
  2. To cause to move about or be distributed:
  3. To be distributed to a circle or mass of readers or collectors
To scatter far and wide; spread abroad, as if sowing; promulgate widely
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  1. To scatter far and wide; spread abroad, as if sowing; promulgate widely
  2. To spread abroad; promulgate:
  3. To become diffused; spread.
To make widespread
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  1. To make widespread
  2. To make known the terms of (a new or proposed law or statute)
  3. To put (a law, for example) into effect by formal public announcement.
To cause to continue or multiply by generation, or successive production; -- applied to animals and plants; as, to propagate a breed of horses or sheep; to propagate a species of fruit tree.
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  1. To cause to continue or multiply by generation, or successive production; -- applied to animals and plants; as, to propagate a breed of horses or sheep; to propagate a species of fruit tree.
  2. To cause to extend to a broader area or larger number; spread:
  3. To cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space; as, to propagate sound or light.
To cover with a layer:
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  1. To cover with a layer:
  2. To distribute widely:
  3. To be extended or enlarged:
To give away (a secret) in idle chatter
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  1. To give away (a secret) in idle chatter
  2. (Intransitive) To tell tales; to gossip without reserve or discretion.
  3. To reveal (secret matters), especially through indiscreet or unreserved talk.
To spread or tell by rumor.
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  1. To spread or tell by rumor.
To speak or know how to speak (a language or a language variety):
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  1. To speak or know how to speak (a language or a language variety):
  2. To utter or pronounce words:
  3. To speak about or discuss (something) or give expression to (something):
To reveal (something about someone) to another, as through gossiping.
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  1. To reveal (something about someone) to another, as through gossiping.
  2. To reveal other people's secrets; tell tales
  3. To talk idly; chatter; gossip
To spread gossip
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  1. To spread gossip
  2. To engage in such gossip
  3. To talk idly or foolishly; gossip.
To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret
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  1. To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret
  2. To say or tell privately or secretly.
  3. To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting

Synonym Study

  • Racket refers to a loud, clattering combination of noises regarded as annoyingly excessive he couldn't work because of the racket next door
  • Hubbub implies the confused mingling of many voices tried to make myself heard above the hubbub in the cafeteria
  • Clamor suggests loud, continued, excited shouting, as in protest or demand the clamor of the crowd for his arrest
  • Uproar applies to a loud, confused sound, as of shouting, laughing, etc., and connotes commotion or disturbance her remarks threw the audience into an uproar
  • Din refers to a loud, prolonged, deafening sound, painful to the ears the din of the steeple bells
  • Noise is the general word for any loud, unmusical, or disagreeable sound
Find another word for noise. In this page you can discover 76 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for noise, like: static, rumpus, gossip, sound, sonance, something heard, something audible, impact of sound waves, din, racket and uproar.