Definitions for cacophonykəˈkɒf ə ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•coph•o•nykəˈkɒf ə ni(n.)(pl.)-nies.

  1. harsh discordance of sound; dissonance.

  2. a discordant and meaningless mixture of sounds.

Origin of cacophony:

1650–60; < NL < Gk

cac•o•phon•icˌkæk əˈfɒn ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din(noun)

    a loud harsh or strident noise

  2. cacophony(noun)

    loud confusing disagreeable sounds


  1. cacophony(Noun)

    A mix of discordant sounds; dissonance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cacophony(noun)

    an uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables

  2. Cacophony(noun)

    a combination of discordant sounds

  3. Cacophony(noun)

    an unhealthy state of the voice


  1. Cacophony

    Cacophony was an American heavy metal band formed in 1986 by guitarists Marty Friedman and Jason Becker. They remained active until 1989, after which both guitarists would go on to forge their own solo careers and join other bands.


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