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clanging

See definition of clanging on Dictionary.com
  • as inmetallic
  • as inshrill
  • as intintinnabulation

synonyms for clanging

  • ringing
  • bell-like
  • clangorous
  • resonant
  • resounding
See also synonyms for: clangings
  • deafening
  • discordant
  • earsplitting
  • noisy
  • piercing
  • raucous
  • sharp
  • strident
  • blaring
  • penetrating
  • piping
  • screeching
  • thin
  • treble
  • acute
  • argute
  • blatant
  • cacophonous
  • clangorous
  • ear-piercing
  • high
  • metallic
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How to use clanging in a sentence

What if we ignored all the clanging bells that remind women every day on every platform that we are in some kind of endless battle with aging.
JUSTINE BATEMAN'S AGING FACE AND WHY SHE DOESN'T THINK IT NEEDS 'FIXING'SUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFAPRIL 11, 2021TIME
It was well named: the bell was clanging away with a loud and furious tongue, enough to drive a sick man mad.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
For think of it: here was no twopenny ride on a clanging tram through naked, unshaded streets before they could reach the sea.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Then the clanging cars sped past, and when they had gone he climbed down the side of the bank.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Just then he heard the clanging of a bell, as if hurriedly tolled.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
There was a clanging round of metallic applause as three or four people clapped their hands.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
And now he had scarcely recovered from his fright when a terrible clanging clatter startled him.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
They went out through the truck entrance, and across the gusty avenue, clanging with cars filled with early workers.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
As the shadows darkened like spilt ink, their clanging notes came down to the lonely drake.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
The air was empty without the sound of Donald's axe clanging in the distance, or of his voice calling Lassie.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLANGING

  • bell-like
  • clanging
  • clangorous
  • resonant
  • resounding
  • ringing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.