Meaning of GRATING in English

n. 25B6; adjective

the chair made a grating noise : SCRAPING, scratching, grinding, rasping, jarring.

a grating voice : HARSH, raucous, strident, piercing, shrill, screechy; discordant, cacophonous; hoarse, rough, gravelly.

it's written in grating language : IRRITATING, annoying, infuriating, irksome, maddening, displeasing, tiresome; jarring, discordant, inharmonious, unsuitable, inappropriate; informal aggravating.

harmonious, pleasing, appropriate.

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