Definitions for cacophonouskəˈkɒf ə nəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•coph•o•nouskəˈkɒf ə nəs(adj.)

  1. having a harsh or discordant sound.

Origin of cacophonous:

1790–1800; < Gk


Princeton's WordNet

  1. cacophonous, cacophonic(adj)

    having an unpleasant sound

    "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten


  1. cacophonous(Adjective)

    Containing, consisting of or producing harsh, unpleasant or discordant sounds

  2. Origin: From + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cacophonous(adj)

    alt. of Cacophonious


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