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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Making noise: a small, noisy dog.
  • adj. Full of, characterized by, or accompanied by noise: a noisy cafeteria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Making a noise, especially a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous; turbulent; boisterous; as, the noisy crowd.
  • adj. Full of noise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making a noise, esp. a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous; turbulent; boisterous.
  • adj. Full of noise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Making a loud noise or sound; clamorous; turbulent.
  • Full of noise; characterized by noise; attended with noise: as, a noisy place; a noisy quarrel.
  • Synonyms Vociferous, blatant, brawling, uproarious, boisterous.

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

  • adj. attracting attention by showiness or bright colors
  • adj. full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds

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