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cacophony

noun

1 cacophony

A loud harsh or strident noise.

synonyms: blare, blaring, clamor, din.

Roget 410: creak etc. v.; creaking etc. v.; discord, etc. 414; stridor; roughness, sharpness, etc. adj.; ... show more

Roget 414: discord, discordance; dissonance, cacophony, want of harmony, caterwauling; harshness etc. 410.    [Confused sounds], Babel, Dutch concert, cat's concert; marrowbones and cleavers.    ... show more

Roget 579: inelegance; stiffness etc. adj.; unlettered Muse" [Gray]; barbarism; slang etc. 563; solecism etc. 568; mannerism ... show more

Dutch: geraas, lawaai



2 cacophony

Loud confusing disagreeable sounds.

Dutch: kakofonie, wanklank
Polish: kakofonia


Moby thesaurus: Babel, Gothicism, agitation, atonalism, atonality, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, bedlam, bluster, bombasticness, brawl, broil, brouhaha, cacology, chaos, clinker, clumsiness, coarseness, commotion ... show more.

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