HyperDic: cacophonic

English > 1 sense of the word cacophonic:
ADJECTIVEallcacophonic, cacophonoushaving an unpleasant sound
English > cacophonic: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an unpleasant sound.
Narrowercackly, squawkylike the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg
croaky, gutturallike the sounds of frogs and crows
grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchyunpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
gruff, hoarse, huskyDeep and harsh sounding as if from shouting / shouting or illness or emotion
jangling, janglylike the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
jarringmaking or causing a harsh and irritating sound
raucous, stridentunpleasantly loud and harsh
rending, ripping, splittingresembling a sound of violent tearing / tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
See alsonoisyFull of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
Oppositeeuphonious, euphonousHaving a pleasant sound
Nounscacophonyloud confusing / confusing disagreeable sounds
cacophonya loud harsh or strident noise

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