What does noisy mean?

Definitions for noisy
ˈnɔɪ zinoisy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. noisyadjective

    full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds

    "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"

  2. noisyadjective

    attracting attention by showiness or bright colors

    "a noisy sweater"

Wiktionary

  1. noisyadjective

    Making a noise, especially a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous; turbulent; boisterous; as, the noisy crowd.

  2. noisyadjective

    Full of noise.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Noisyadjective

    Etymology: from noise.

    O leave the noisy town, O come and see
    Our country cotts, and live content with me! Dryden.

    To noisy fools a grave attention lend. Smith.

    Although he employs his talents wholly in his closet, he is sure to raise the hatred of the noisy crowd. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noisy

    making a noise, esp. a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous; turbulent; boisterous; as, the noisy crowd

  2. Noisy

    full of noise

  3. Etymology: [From Noise.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Noisy

    noiz′i, adj. making a loud noise or sound: attended with noise: clamorous: turbulent.—adv. Nois′ily.—n. Nois′iness.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'noisy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4753

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'noisy' in Adjectives Frequency: #993

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of noisy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of noisy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of noisy in a Sentence

  1. Soerjanto Tjahjono:

    It might take one or two weeks because it was noisy inside (the cockpit).

  2. Tianycia Leonard:

    It was so noisy, but then you could tell it was gunshots and there was a lot of rounds.

  3. Le Prell:

    This systematic review highlights the very limited data on prevention of recreational music-induced hearing loss using earplugs, at younger ages, loud toys, firecrackers, loud video games, personal stereos or personal music players, lawnmowers or leaf blowers, sporting events or air shows, or other non-music events might be more likely noisy activities than music venue attendance.

  4. Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger, Chapter IX:

    [Mankind] is governed by minorities, seldom or never by majorities. It suppresses its feelings and its beliefs and follows the handful that makes the most noise. Sometimes the noisy handful is right, sometimes wrong, but no matter, the crowd follows it.

  5. Barbara Hall:

    They're slobbery and they're whiney and they look at you just like they could see right into your soul and they're unpredictable and the smell and they're noisy and the world revolves around them and why I don't get it. They're not interesting. They can't tell jokes, they don't have opinions, and they're boring, you know They're just boring and annoying and I don't want to have one.

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