cacophonous cacophonous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having an unpleasant sound

Usage(s):

  1. Director George Roy Hill abruptly annihilates the nostalgia with a scat-singing sound track by Burt Bacharach at his most cacophonous.
  2. Over the past several weeks, Rush Limbaugh has led a cacophonous chorus of conservative complaint against Republican presidential nominee-to-be John McCain.
  3. Over the past several weeks, Rush Limbaugh has led a cacophonous chorus of conservative complaint against Republican presidential nominee-to-be John McCain.

News

  1. NY Review: 'Zarkana'

    By Tom Penketh | Posted June 29, 2011, 4:33 p.m. With good reason, Cirque du Soleil's shows are consistently hailed as grand spectacle, and "Zarkana" is no different. Yet this time, underneath all the wondrous acrobatics, costumes, and sets and the cacophonous score, there's a romantic heartbeat.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Backstage.com

  2. Wade’s energy fuels Heat

    The scream came from the side, behind the curtain.“Hurry up!”Still, it was Dwyane Wade’s time at the podium Saturday, so the Heat guard kept speaking about what happened in Thursday’s Game 1 loss and needs to happen in tonight’s Game 2 to tie the series, attempting to appear entirely unaffected by the cacophonous clowning.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  3. Ethan Skolnick: With LeBron James’ help, Dwyane Wade shows he’s not done yet

    The scream came from the side, behind the curtain. “Hurry up!” Still, it was Dwyane Wade’s time at the podium Saturday, so the Heat guard kept speaking about what happened in Thursday’s Game 1 loss and needs to happen in tonight’s Game 2 to tie the series, attempting to appear entirely unaffected by the cacophonous clowning.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

Quotes

  1. In a 2002 interview with Radio Ink magazine, Michaels called popular music "the unlistenable, cacophonous vanilla crap of today."
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Randy Michaels Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Burns noted that the Iranian leadership was "not a monolithic regime; it'sa cacophonous government that is fighting, we think, within itself." "We do know that there are people there who want to negotiate and we hope that they will be able to...
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Nicholas Burns Source: Khaleej Times

  3. "What I did ...... is try to make the exterior filled with life. [London] was the filthiest, the most cacophonous [city]. It had pigs, it had cows, it had [crap] on the streets," said Nair.
    on Sep 7, 2004 By: Mira Nair Source: CNN

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