Definitions of cacophonic
  1. adjective
    having an unpleasant sound
    synonyms: cacophonous
    cackly, squawky
    like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg
    croaky, guttural
    like the sounds of frogs and crows
    grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy
    unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    gruff, hoarse, husky
    deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    jangling, jangly
    like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    making or causing a harsh and irritating sound
    raucous, strident
    unpleasantly loud and harsh
    rending, ripping, splitting
    resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
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    euphonious, euphonous
    having a pleasant sound
    suggestive of gold
    silvern, silvery
    resembling or reminiscent of silver
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