Meaning of NOISY in English


nois ‧ y S3 /ˈnɔɪzi/ BrE AmE adjective ( comparative noisier , superlative noisiest )

[ Word Family: adverb : ↑ noisily , ↑ noiselessly ; adjective : ↑ noisy , ↑ noiseless ; noun : ↑ noise ]

1 . someone or something that is noisy makes a lot of noise OPP quiet :

The kids have been really noisy today.

a noisy engine

2 . a place that is noisy is full of noise:

The bar was very noisy.

—noisily adverb :

He blew his nose noisily.

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▪ loud making a lot of noise – used about sounds, voices, or music:

a loud explosion


He was talking in a very loud voice.


The music was too loud.

▪ noisy making a lot of noise – used about people, machines, and places that annoy you:

The traffic was so noisy.


noisy neighbours


a noisy bar

▪ rowdy rowdy people behave in a noisy and uncontrolled way. A rowdy place such as a bar is full of noisy people, often behaving badly:

rowdy football fans


a rowdy bar

▪ raucous /ˈrɔːkəs $ ˈrɒː-/ especially written unpleasantly loud – used about the excited sound of groups of people:

raucous laughter


raucous crowds

▪ resounding [only before noun] used to describe a loud noise when something hits another thing, that seems to continue for a few seconds. Also used about people cheering or shouting loudly:

The door hit the wall with a resounding crash.


a resounding cheer

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.