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Meaning of STRIDENT

Pronunciation:  'strIdnt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  unpleasantly loud and harsh
  2. [adj]  conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"
 

STRIDENT is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: blatant, cacophonic, cacophonous, clamant, clamorous, noisy, raucous, vociferous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stri"dent\, a. [L. stridens, -entis, p. pr. of
stridere to make a grating or creaking noise.]
Characterized by harshness; grating; shrill. ``A strident
voice.'' --Thackeray.

 

 

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