from The Century Dictionary.
- Noisy; boisterous; impetuous.
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_Is it a sound, is it the thunder, the sudden thunder, strepitant, tonant?
Four overbears them all, strident and strepitant --
Above the strepitant racket of the streets, he heard the harsh chimes of Trinity at noonday -- strong jags of clangour hurled against the great sounding-boards of buildings; drifting and dying away down side alleys.