deafening

adjective deaf·en·ing

Definition of deafening

  1. 1 :  that deafens

  2. 2 :  very loud :  earsplitting <fell with a deafening clap>

  3. 3 :  very noticeable <their silence on the issue was deafening>

deafeningly

adverb

Examples of deafening in a sentence

  1. the deafening roar of the planes

  2. <a boom box blasting deafening music>

1597

First Known Use of deafening

1597


DEAFENING Defined for English Language Learners

deafening

adjective deaf·en·ing

Definition of deafening for English Language Learners

  • : extremely loud



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