cacophonous

adjective ca·coph·o·nous \ ka-ˈkä-fə-nəs , -ˈkȯ- also -ˈka- \

Definition of cacophonous

:marked by cacophony :harsh-sounding
  • like an old battlefield, once cacophonous with the clash of steel, the roar of cannon, the screams of wounded and dying men
  • —Brian Moore

cacophonously

adverb

Examples of cacophonous in a Sentence

  1. the cacophonous chaos on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

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Origin and Etymology of cacophonous

Greek kakophōnos, from kak- + phōnē voice, sound — more at ban



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