Synonyms and Antonyms of noise

  1. 1 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound <the incessant noise of traffic on Fifth Avenue made normal conversation impossible> Synonyms babel, blare, bluster, bowwow, brawl, bruit [archaic], cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, decibel(s), din, discordance, katzenjammer, racket, rattle, roar Related Words discord, dissonance; commotion, furor, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, rumpus, tumult, uproar; clatter, jangle; bang, blast, boom, clap, crack, crash Near Antonyms calm, hush, lull; quietude, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility) Antonyms quiet, silence, silentness, still, stillness

  2. 2 a violent shouting <keep the noise down, you kids!> Synonyms howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, clamor, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar, vociferationRelated Words clangor, din, jangle, racket; cri de coeur, outburst, protestNear Antonyms mumble, mumbling, murmur, murmuring, rumble, rumbling

  3. 3 information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy <there's been a lot of noise that the stock is ready to skyrocket, but I'll believe it when I see it> Synonyms buzz, dish, gossip, hearsay, rumor, report, scuttlebutt, talk, tattle, wordRelated Words tale, whisper, whispering; hint, intimation, rumbling; disinformation, propaganda; urban legend (also urban myth); dirt, scandal

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