variants or less commonly strepitant
: characterized or accompanied by much noise : clamorous, noisy, boisterous
the strepitant racket of the streetsChristopher Morley

Word History


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

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“Strepitous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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