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See definition of ear-piercing on Dictionary.com
  • as inloud
  • as inraucous
  • as inshrill
  • as inblaring
  • as inroaring
  • as indeafening

synonyms for ear-piercing

  • big
  • boisterous
  • deafening
  • emphatic
  • heavy
  • intense
  • lusty
  • powerful
  • rambunctious
  • raucous
  • resounding
  • ringing
  • roaring
  • rowdy
  • strident
  • strong
  • thundering
  • vehement
  • vociferous
  • forte
  • blatant
  • blustering
  • booming
  • cacophonous
  • clamorous
  • crashing
  • deep
  • ear-splitting
  • full
  • full-mouthed
  • high-sounding
  • loud-voiced
  • obstreperous
  • pealing
  • piercing
  • resonant
  • sonorous
  • stentorian
  • tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • turned up
  • uproarious
  • wakes the dead
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antonyms for ear-piercing

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  • calm
  • dull
  • indistinct
  • insignificant
  • little
  • low
  • mild
  • moderate
  • quiet
  • restrained
  • shy
  • silent
  • small
  • soft
  • unhealthy
  • unimportant
  • weak
  • inaudible
  • inoffensive
  • subdued
  • tasteful
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    How to use ear-piercing in a sentence

    When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    What the ear hears is the fundamental pitch only; the overtones harmonize with the primary or fundamental tone, and enrich it.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    But I doubt if he feels any particular emotion himself, when he is piercing you through with his rendering.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    The rhythm of a simple tune plays favourably on a child's ear, enhancing life according to this great law.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    This reading secures scarcely anything more than a succession of sights to the eye or sounds to the ear.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO EAR-PIERCING

    • blasting
    • booming
    • deafening
    • ear-piercing
    • earsplitting
    • noisy
    • piercing
    • roaring
    • stentorian
    • thunderous
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