Definition of noise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • noise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 5 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • noise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 6 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of noise

  • the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience (noun)

    Examples

    1. modern music is just noise to me

    Synonyms

    1. dissonance
    2. racket

  • electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. disturbance
    2. interference

  • the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. haphazardness
    2. randomness
    3. stochasticity

  • emit a noise (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. make noise
    2. resound

  • a loud outcry of protest or complaint (noun)

    Examples

    1. the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise
    2. whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could

  • incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks (noun)

    Examples

    1. all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say

  • sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he enjoyed the street noises
    2. they heard indistinct noises of people talking
    3. during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

See definition of noise in Merriam Webster