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adjective as in deafening

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No singer—not Miley Cyrus, not Pitbull, not Robin Thicke—got the kind of ear-splitting, elated response that Mahone did.

In the end, Silverman hurled her microphone to the floor with an ear-splitting thump, and made a quick getaway.

Watch the good, the bad, and the most ear-splitting celebrity renditions of the national anthem.

An ear-splitting succession of squeals had issued from the dark interior of the pen, and the bear had backed off in amazement.

His huge hand caught the hypnotic stone and swept it into crashing, ear-splitting cacophony against the cold steel bulkhead.

A dull boom floated up on the breeze, but was drowned in an ear-splitting crash somewhere close to me.

These were the cries that rent the air from a thousand throats, an ear-splitting accompaniment to the surging storm of humanity.

All were hard at work, their gunners working like men possessed, and the crash of their constant discharge was ear-splitting.


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On this page you'll find 199 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ear-splitting, such as: strident, vulgar, boisterous, clamorous, crying, and harsh.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.