katzenjammer


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katz·en·jam·mer

 (kăt′sən-jăm′ər)
n.
1. A loud, discordant noise.
2. A hangover.
3. A state of depression or bewilderment.

[German, hangover : Katzen, pl. of Katze, cat (from Middle High German katze, from Old High German kazza; akin to Old English catt; see cat) + Jammer, wailing (from Middle High German jāmer, from Old High German jāmar, misery).]
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katzenjammer

(ˈkætsənˌdʒæmə)
n
1. a confused uproar
2. a hangover
[German, literally: hangover, from Katzen cats + jammer misery, wailing]
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katz•en•jam•mer

(ˈkæt sənˌdʒæm ər)

n.
1. hangover.
2. uneasiness.
3. an uproar; clamor.
[1840–50; < German]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.katzenjammer - disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)katzenjammer - disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
discomfort, uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain
2.katzenjammer - loud confused noise from many sourceskatzenjammer - loud confused noise from many sources
noise - 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"
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References in classic literature ?
It's the katzenjammer. You've been soused to the ears in sunshine, like so much whiskey, an' now you're payin' for it.
They are our modern day Katzenjammer Kids who love creative adventure but instead of pulling pranks and mischief would engage in productive endeavor designed to uplift the welfare and well-being of their suffering countrymen.
Readers will learn that Pablo Picasso was a fan of Rudolph Dirks's strip 77ie Katzenjammer Kids and that T.
Contemporary illustrations complement Voloj's text: an homage to Little Nemo, excerpts from the Katzenjammer Kids, and some of Shuster and Siegel's lesser-known works (including less-than-savory illustrations Shuster drew to earn money in later years).
Although, as Marx notes, after this there is often a hangover (Katzenjammer), as these successes are absorbed.
And the first to receive him, to catch him upstairs, is his Lola Connie, (she, who had dropped him when he was a babe) They would all be there to welcome him - all those nears and dears who delighted in the antics of this katzenjammer Joel.
such a katzenjammer from the twelfth century, whether
Spiegelman identifies seven strips that he finds both aesthetically significant and socio-politically resonant: Lyonel Feininger's The Kin-der-Kids, Richard Outcault's Hogan's Alley, Gustave Verbeek's The Upside Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Man Muffaroo, Rudolph Dirks's The Katzenjammer Kids, Frederick Burr Opper's Happy Hooligan, Winsor McCay's Little Nemo in Slumberland, and George McManus's Bringing Up Father.
.....KATZENJAMMER: ROCKLAND IT'D be so easy to write Katzenjammer off as twee, B*witched that can play their own guitars.
In fact Katzenjammer are an all-female quartet from Oslo and Rockland is a joyous and uplifting record.
KATZENJAMMER, ROCKLAND KATKA ZENJAMMER are an allfemale quartet from Oslo and Rockland is a joyous and uplifting record.
KATZENJAMMER -ROCKLAND IT'D be so easy to write Katzenjammer offas twee, B*witched that can play their own guitars.