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droning

[ drohn ]SEE DEFINITION OF droning

Synonyms for droning

  • purr
  • whirr
  • bombinate
  • buzz
  • chant
  • drawl
  • hum
  • intone
  • nasalize
  • sound
  • strum
  • thrum
  • vibrate
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Antonyms for droning

  • be quiet
  • silence
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRONING

Even the droning of the worrying mosquitoes had no power to disturb him.

It came droning, droning up the forty-odd thousand miles from the planet.

Jed, absorbed in his work and droning a hymn, apparently forgot all about his caller.

Jed still sat there gazing at vacancy and droning, dolefully.

Over the droning of the hymn she caught the sound of a horse's hoofs on the road.

The droning hum of the helicopter came across the broken ground.

Then the droning voice of the Puritan minister greeted them.

Naught was heard save the droning of the students and the sough of the wind in the forest.

It was close to sunset when they heard a droning noise in the distance.

It was warm in the sun, and the locusts were droning drowsily in the grass.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRONING

drawling

adjectivemonotonous
  • droning
  • dull
  • languid
  • slow

idleness

nounlaziness, inaction
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