Meaning of “make noises” in the English Dictionary


"make noises" in English

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make noises


to show what you think or feel by what you say, without stating it directly:

He's been making noises about taking us all to Rio, but we haven't heard anything definite.

also make a noise to complain or make trouble:

If things start going badly again, our members are sure to make noises.

(Definition of “make noises” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)