Associations to the word «Earsplitting»

Wiktionary

EARSPLITTING, adjective. Extremely loud, painfully loud.

Dictionary definition

EARSPLITTING, adjective. Loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats