noisy noisy  /ˈnɔ ɪ zi/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
  2. (adj) attracting attention by showiness or bright colors

Usage(s):

  1. In a family of noisy eaters, he is perhaps the loudest, at least in decibel-to-kilogram ratio.
  2. Snowblowers are noisy and bad for the environment, and shoveling the stuff can send you right into cardiac arrest.
  3. Renting one of these houses can be an intimate way to get to know the city, to see a side of it that can't be found on the noisy pool deck of a chain hotel.

News

  1. Huge hikes for tenants

    Hundreds of thousands of tenants were slammed last night with the highest rent increases in five years — 4 percent for one-year lease renewals and 7.75 percent for two-year renewals. The hikes were passed at a noisy hearing of the Rent Guidelines Board at Cooper Union, attended by about 100...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Local Little League Playoffs

    The Minor League Yankees are shown shortly after Tuesday's 20-7 title win over the D-Backs. Courtesy Tamara Haas/Noisy Water ImagesThe champion Major League Yankees celebrate Wednesday's 18-15 win over the Dodgers.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Ruidoso News

  3. Rover - Austin P6 Reviews - Page 3 of 3

    Collapsed water pump, burnt out ignition contacts, front and rear shock absorbers. Noisy hydraulic tappets, worn camshaft. The old Rover is a superb performer still clocking 0-60 in just under 9 seconds.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Carsurvey.org

Quotes

  1. "Inflation pressures appear to have abated somewhat," Bernanke said in his prepared testimony, before adding that the "monthly data are noisy, however, and it will consequently be some time before we can be confident that underlying inflation...
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: TheStreet.com

  2. "There are going to be a wide range of viewpoints that are presented," Obama said. "And that's how it should be because that's what America is about. That's part of the magic of this country is that we are diverse and noisy and opinionated."
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  3. Benitez said: "It will be different at Anfield, there we are expected to win and we will have our own fans behind us. Liege had their very noisy fans for the first leg."
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: Sleaford Today

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