One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Causing a severe headache.‘a head-splitting hangover’‘head-splitting high squeals’
noisy, blaring, booming, deafening, roaring, thunderous, thundering, tumultuous, clamorous, blasting, ear-splitting, ear-piercing, piercingView synonyms
- ‘As it turned out, being in a house full of comedians was less side-splitting than it was head-splitting.’
- ‘She can now admit that the pressure of fame was almost head-splitting at times.’
- ‘The collection suggests head-splitting bass and glossy productions aren't so important.’
- ‘Behind the head-splitting cacophony of grating guitar noise, Gillard yelps humorously childlike bathroom scrawling for the entire length of this 28 minute release.’
- ‘If Sara had seen her friend a mere week later, after another head splitting lesson, she would have been astounded by the progress Alex was making.’
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