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One that makes noise, especially a device such as a horn or rattle used to make noise at a party.

noise′mak′ing n.


US and Canadian something, such as a clapper or bell, used to make a loud noise at football matches, celebrations, etc
ˈnoiseˌmaking n, adj


(ˈnɔɪzˌmeɪ kər)

a person or thing that makes noise, esp. a rattle, horn, or other device used on festive occasions.
noise′mak`ing, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noisemaker - a device (such as a clapper or bell or horn) used to make a loud noise at a celebrationnoisemaker - a device (such as a clapper or bell or horn) used to make a loud noise at a celebration
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
horn - a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
thunderer - a noisemaker that makes a sound like thunder


[ˈnɔɪzˌmeɪkəʳ] N (US) → matraca f
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