from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of earsplitting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Deafening; disagreeably loud or shrill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deafeningly or overpoweringly noisy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.