strident - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “strident”

See all translations

strident

adjective
 
 
/ˈstraɪdənt/
STRONG expressed in a strong way: strident criticism Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
LOUD loud and unpleasant: a strident voice Noise and noisyPower and intensityEnergy, force and power
Translations of “strident”
in Korean 귀에 거슬리는…
in Arabic حادّ…
in Portuguese estridente…
in Catalan estrident…
in Japanese 耳障りな, うるさい, かん高い…
in Italian stridente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大聲的, 刺耳的,尖厲的…
in Russian резкий, громогласный, пронзительный…
in Turkish keskin, tiz, acı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大声的, 刺耳的,尖厉的…
in Polish ostry…
(Definition of strident from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “strident” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More