The definition of noisome is harmful, or bad smelling.(adjective)
See noisome in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME noyesum < noy, aphetic < anoy < OFr anoi: see annoy & -some
See noisome in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English noiesom
Origin: : noie, harm (short for anoi, annoyance, from Old French, from anoier, to annoy; see annoy)
Origin: + -som, adj. suff.; see -some1.
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