Definition of ear-shattering
- … there was an ear-shattering blast of trumpets, entirely off key …
- —Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth, 1961
- … the sound was an ear-shattering screech, like a freight train highballing with a partially locked brake.
- —Alexander Stuart, Fortune, 3 May 1982
- … delivered an ear-shattering performance that inspired fans to hurl themselves violently at the stage.
- —People Weekly, 7 Sept. 1987