The definition of cacophony means sounds that are loud, and irritating and out of tune.(noun)
An example of cacophony is an untalented band warming up before a performance.
See cacophony in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. cacophonies
Origin: prob. via Fr cacophonie < ML cacophonia < Gr kakophōnia < kakophōnos, harsh-sounding < kakos, bad, evil + phōnē, voice: see phono-
See cacophony in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. ca·coph·o·nies
Origin: French cacophonie
Origin: , from Greek kakophōniā
Origin: , from kakophōnos, cacophonous; see cacophonous.
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