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Meaning of CACOPHONOUS

Pronunciation:  ku'kâfunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten
 

CACOPHONOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cackly, cacophonic, croaking, croaky, grating, gravel, gravelly, gruff, guttural, hoarse, husky, jangling, jangly, jarring, piercing, rasping, raspy, raucous, rending, ripping, rough, splitting, squawky, strident
 
 Antonyms: euphonious, euphonous
 
 See Also: noisy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*coph"o*nous\, Cacophonious \Cac`o*pho"ni*ous\,
a.
Harsh-sounding.

 

 

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