earsplittingly love

Definitions

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  • adv. In an earsplitting way; very loudly.

Etymologies

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earsplitting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • She could be quite grouchy, and was very vocal -- at times, earsplittingly so, especially when having her regular arguments with the water bowl (when I got her back she had her own separate water bowl; she promptly ignored this and would use Karma's water dish instead, delivering unto it a steady stream of imprecations until she finally decided to actually drink.)

    My God, It's Full Of Tweets!

  • He looks to the left. .the crowd to his left is earsplittingly loud, only to be outdone by the crowd he soon looks to next.

    Bruce Springsteen: From the Stage at the Vote For Change Rally in Philadelphia

  • -- For the past six years, the taunts of a lone Tampa Bay Rays fan could be heard echoing across cavernous Tropicana Field, so earsplittingly loud that his insults directed at opposing hitters could be heard word-for-word on TV broadcasts from the sparsely attended games.

    The Happy Heckler Can't Be Heard

  • And then she heard the crack of a neat three round burst from an M-16, the crack of it on the cold air over the keening of the wind earsplittingly loud.

    The Arsenal

  • Less than two minutes later, though, the arena was earsplittingly loud again, because Washington tied the game on Semin's fourth goal of this postseason.

    SI.com

  • But there's nothing worse than finally drifting off only to be thrown from my bed by some earsplittingly loud TV commercial.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • The impact of the film is meant to be garish and earsplittingly obvious, and any of the odd cross cultural fun of the story is lost by a lack of wit.

    DVD Times

  • New York Times article in September 2006 explained, "he was stripped, held in an icy room and jarred by earsplittingly loud music - the genesis of practices later adopted by some within the military, and widely used by the Central Intelligence Agency in handling prominent terrorism suspects at secret overseas prisons."

    Antiwar.com Original

  • We also know that, shortly after his capture, Zubaydah was flown to Thailand, to a secret underground prison provided by the Thai government, where, as a New York Times article in September 2006 explained, "he was stripped, held in an icy room and jarred by earsplittingly loud music -- the genesis of practices later adopted by some within the military, and widely used by the Central Intelligence Agency in handling prominent terrorism suspects at secret overseas prisons."

    Andy Worthington: Who Authorized The Torture of Abu Zubaydah?

  • I used to think it was great, but then I spent six weeks in Europe, where trains came on time, weren’t earsplittingly loud, and appeared to have far more stations and interconnectivity.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Government Makes the Stuff We Need

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