- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a mixture of discordant and usually unpleasant sounds.
Closing the window did little to mute the cacophony produced by the drilling of a jackhammer and the honking of horns in the street.The orchestra produced a cacophony as the players tuned their instruments.
- similar words:
- din, noise
||in literary or musical composition, a discordant or unharmonious combination of sounds used for special effect.
- consonance, euphony, harmony
||clamor, discord, jar