Definition of ear-splitting in English:



  • Extremely loud.

    ‘an ear-splitting crack of thunder’
    • ‘The monster shrieked an ear-splitting scream and stepped through the flames, reaching for Quen with its taloned paw.’
    • ‘Outside, an ear-splitting crash of thunder rocked the sky, echoing the visual blast of lightning.’
    • ‘Indeed, a low whistle began to sound from the top of the kettle and within a minute it became a high-pitched, ear-splitting shriek.’
    • ‘Kira chose that moment to let out an ear-splitting screech.’
    • ‘The other boys piled in and they drove off, playing their loud, ear-splitting music and leaving trails of smoke behind.’
    • ‘They waited in silence before an ear-splitting crack broke it.’
    • ‘He was screaming in high shrills, each an ear-splitting cry.’
    • ‘He smiled, raised his trunk, and emitted an ear-splitting trumpeting.’
    • ‘The hand that still held the gun flew out in front of him and a loud, ear-splitting bang filled the room.’
    • ‘An ear-splitting crash resounded through the room as the glass shattered and flew everywhere.’
    • ‘Another flash of lightning raced through the sky, and an ear-splitting crack accompanied it seconds later.’
    • ‘I let out a fiendish, ear-splitting yell, finally cracking.’
    • ‘Coran walked into the gym and immediately heard the ear-splitting volume of the loud, fast music.’
    • ‘The noise outside had risen to a deafening, ear-splitting crescendo.’
    • ‘Every window in the front half of the house shakes violently with the bass beat, as the music at ear-splitting volume fills the night air.’
    • ‘An impossibly high, ear-splitting sound emitted from the speakers, shattering almost all the windows in the stadium.’
    • ‘Suddenly, a loud, ear-splitting song came on causing the two friends to groan.’
    • ‘She whamed right into the hard marble wall with an ear-splitting crack.’
    • ‘The destruction of America's oldest space shuttle was heralded by an ear-splitting series of booms that rattled houses across the area.’
    • ‘When a call comes in huge siren horns mounted on poles around town go off with an ear-splitting, undulating scream.’
    very great, huge, enormous, immense, colossal, massive, prodigious, stupendous, tremendous, monumental, mammoth, vast, gigantic, giant, mighty, herculean, epic, monstrous, titanic, towering, king-sized, king-size
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