1. full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
; - Example: "a noisy cafeteria"- Example: "a small noisy dog"
2. attracting attention by showiness or bright colors
; - Example: "a noisy sweater"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Noisy \Nois"y\, a. [Compar. Noisier; superl. Noisiest.]
1. Making a noise, esp. a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous;
turbulent; boisterous; as, the noisy crowd.
2. Full of noise. "The noisy town." --Dryden.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds;
"a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog" [ant: quiet]
2: attracting attention by showiness or bright colors; "a noisy
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
73 Moby Thesaurus words for "noisy":
bawling, blaring, blasting, blatant, blatting, blustering,
blusterous, blustery, boanergean, boisterous, brassy, brawling,
brazen, bullying, cacophonic, cacophonous, clamant, clamorous,
clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clarion, clattery, crying,
deafening, discordant, dissonant, ear-splitting, grating, harsh,
hectoring, jarring, loud, loudmouthed, mafficking, noiseful,
obstreperous, openmouthed, piercing, rackety, raging, ranting,
raving, resounding, riotous, rip-roaring, roistering, roisterous,
rollicking, rowdy, screaming, shouting, shrill, sonorous, storming,
strepitant, strepitous, strident, swaggering, swashbuckling,
swashing, thunderous, tumultuous, turbulent, unmusical, uproarious,
vociferant, vociferating, vociferous, yammering, yapping, yelling,