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noisy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of noisy

  1. 1 making loud, confused, and usually unharmonious sounds <the noisy crowd marched up the street, shouting ever louder as they approached the palace> Synonyms clangorous, dinning, discordant, rackety Related Words cacophonous, dissonant; resounding, sonorous; clamorous, uproarious; blatant, obstreperous, strident, vociferous; blaring, booming, brassy, brazen, clanging, earsplitting, jangly Near Antonyms calm, hushed Antonyms noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, still

  2. 2 full of or characterized by the presence of noise <the crowded auditorium was noisy, packed with excited theatergoers eager for the show to start> <the manufacturing plant was a decidedly noisy place, so we wore ear protection while we toured it> Synonyms clamorous, clangorous, clattering, clattery, rackety, resounding, uproarious Related Words resonant, sonorous; buzzing, humming, murmuring; blustery, boisterous, raucous, rip-roaring, roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy; tumultuous, woolly (also wooly); obstreperous, vociferous Near Antonyms calm, peaceful, serene, tranquil Antonyms hushed, noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, stilled, stilly

  3. 3 excessively showy <the wallpaper was far too noisy for what was supposed to be a restful bedroom> Synonyms flamboyant, flaring, flashy, garish, glitzy, loud, gaudy, ostentatious, razzle-dazzle, splashy, swank (or swanky)Related Words excessive, extravagant, fulsome, hammy, overdone, over-the-top, overwrought; pretentious; baroque, bedizened, ornate; fancy, snazzy, zooty; blaring, bright, florid, glaring, glittery, overbright, spectacular; graceless, inelegant, lurid, tacky, tasteless, tawdry, tinselly, vulgarNear Antonyms appropriate, fitting, proper; inconspicuous, muted, restrained, subdued, toned (down), unobtrusive; elegant, graceful, tasteful; modest, plain, simple, unpretentiousAntonyms conservative, quiet, understated, unflamboyant, unflashy

  4. 4 likely to attract attention <the movie had been preceded by months of noisy hype, only to die a quick death at the box office> Synonyms arresting, bodacious, bold, brilliant, catchy, commanding, conspicuous, dramatic, emphatic, eye-catching, flamboyant, grabby, kenspeckle [chiefly Scottish], marked, noticeable, prominent, pronounced, remarkable, showy, splashy, strikingRelated Words detectable, discernible (also discernable), observable, perceptible, recognizable, visible; outstanding, salient; distinguished, eminent, impressive, notable, noteworthy; highlighted, spotlighted; flagrant, glaring, howling, screaming; flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, jazzy, loud, meretricious, swank (or swanky), tawdry; highfalutin (also hifalutin), ostentatious, pretentious; extravagant, fancy, florid, glittery, spectacular; opulent, ornate, overdone, overwrought; absorbing, engrossing, enthralling, fascinating, interesting, rivetingNear Antonyms subtle; concealed, hidden, shrouded; dim, faint, obscure; insignificant, undistinguished, unimportant; modest, unaffected, unassuming, unpretentious; conservative, plain, quiet, simple, understated; muted, restrained, subdued, subtle, toned-down, unflashyAntonyms inconspicuous, unemphatic, unflamboyant, unnoticeable, unobtrusive, unremarkable, unshowy




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