noisemaker

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noun noise·mak·er \ˈnȯiz-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of noisemaker

  1. :  one that makes noise; especially :  a device (such as a horn or rattle) used to make noise at parties

noisemaking

play \ˈnȯiz-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun or adjective

Examples of noisemaker in a Sentence

  1. All the guests had noisemakers and party hats.

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First Known Use of noisemaker

14th century


NOISEMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

noisemaker

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Definition of noisemaker for English Language Learners

  • : a device (such as a horn) that is used to make noise at parties


NOISEMAKER Defined for Kids

noisemaker

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noun noise·mak·er \ˈnȯiz-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of noisemaker for Students

  1. :  a device used to make noise especially at parties



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