strepitous

adjective strep·i·tous \ˈstrepətəs\
variants: less commonly

strepitant

\-ətənt\

Definition of strepitous

  1. :  characterized or accompanied by much noise :  clamorous, noisy, boisterous the strepitant racket of the streets — Christopher Morley

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Origin and Etymology of strepitous

strepitous from Latin strepitus noise, from strepere to make noise; strepitant from Latin strepitant-, strepitans, present participle of strepitare, frequentative of strepere — more at obstreperous


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