Ear-splitting
Ear-splitting Ear"-split`ting, a. Deafening; disagreeably loud or shrill; as, ear-splitting strains. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ear-splitting — earˈ splitting adjective Ear piercing • • • Main Entry: ↑ear * * * ˈear splitting f28 [ear splitting] adjective extremely loud • an ear splitting bang …   Useful english dictionary

  • ear-splitting — ear .splitting adj very loud ▪ There was an ear splitting crack …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ear-splitting — ear ,splitting adjective extremely loud …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ear-splitting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extremely loud …   English terms dictionary

  • ear-splitting — ADJ: usu ADJ n An ear splitting noise is very loud. The little boy emitted a torrent of ear splitting screams …   English dictionary

  • ear-splitting — adj. Ear splitting is used with these nouns: ↑roar, ↑scream …   Collocations dictionary

  • ear-splitting — adjective very loud: Suddenly an ear splitting shriek came from behind the door …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ear splitting — Synonyms and related words: booming, deafening, ear piercing, ear rending, earthshaking, forte, fortissimo, full, loud, loud sounding, loudish, pealing, piercing, plangent, resounding, ringing, sonorous, stentoraphonic, stentorian, stentorious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ear-splitting — /ˈɪə splɪtɪŋ/ (say ear spliting) adjective shrill; extremely harsh to the ears. Also, earsplitting …   Australian English dictionary

  • ear-splitting — adjective extremely loud …   English new terms dictionary

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