deafening

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deafening (comparative more deafening, superlative most deafening)

  1. loud enough to cause temporary or permanent hearing loss
  2. Very loud
    • 2011 October 1, Phil McNulty, “Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool”, BBC Sport:
      At the end of a frantic first 45 minutes, there was still time for Charlie Adam to strike the bar from 20 yards before referee Atkinson departed to a deafening chorus of jeering from Everton's fans.

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Verb[edit]

deafening

  1. Present participle of deafen.

Noun[edit]

deafening (uncountable)

  1. (architecture) pugging