1. sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
- he enjoyed the street noises
- they heard indistinct noises of people talking
- during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels
2. the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
- modern music is just noise to me
3. electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
4. a loud outcry of protest or complaint
- the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise
- whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could
5. incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks
- all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say
6. the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
Sentences with noise as a noun:
- He knew that it was trash day, when the garbage collectors made all the noise.
- The problems with the new computer system are causing a lot of noise at Head Office.