Pronunciation of Cacophony
/kɐkˈɒfənˌɪ/, /kɐkˈɒfənˌɪ/, /k_ɐ_k_ˈɒ_f_ə_n_ˌɪ/
Synonyms for cacophony:
thunderclap, thwack, snap.
Other synonyms and related words:
clamour, blast, discordance, hue and cry, racket, clangor, bluster, din, smack, report, ruction, bruit, clap, ruckus, roar, babel, smash, rumpus, rattle, blare, clack, tumult, blaring, clamouring, explosion, crash, noise, thunder, thwack, clamoring, Bowwow, crunch, burst, chatter, hoot.
Sense 1 (noun)
contention, antipathy, dissonance, friction, hassle, disagreement, brawl, dissidence, squall, hubbub, row, clamor, discord, riot, imbroglio, altercation, strife, squabble, hostility, animosity, commotion, Discordancy, antagonism, difference, enmity, disharmony, harshness, tension, warfare, conflict, raucousness, dissension, clash, collision, feud.
Usage examples for cacophony:
- And rising above the general cacophony the din of the eternally cracking whip, of the heavy carwheel jolting over the uneven stones, the stamp and neigh of the spirited little French cart- horse and the music of his many bells, and the cursing and swearing and hue! - "Peter Ibbetson", George Du Maurier.