New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: noisy · noose · nose · poise · anodise · noisome · ionise · unwise · canonise · noisette
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noise

1 noun soundfuaim fem2  c m utorann masc1  c m utrup masc4  c m ucallán masc1  c m ufothram masc1  c m uI heard a loud noise chuala mé torann ard, chuala mé trup ardthey could hear the noise of the engine bhí siad ábalta fuaim an innill a chloisteáilthe noise of the waves torann na dtonntathe noise was deafening bhodhródh an callán thúthat noise would waken the dead thógfadh an callán sin blaosc an chloiginn díottraffic noise torann tráchta, trup tráchtanoise levels leibhéil torainn 2 noun COMP, ELECTRIC, TELECOM unwanted soundtorann masc1  c m u
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3 verb literary spread news about sb/sth TRANSITIVEscéal a scaipeadhit was noised abroad scaipeadh an scéal thar lear
phrases

to be a big noise

noun informalbheith i do bhoc mórhe's a big noise in the Seanad boc mór atá ann sa Seanad

to make all the right noises

na rudaí cearta a rá

to make a noise about sth

(also

to make a lot of noise about sth

) scéal mór a dhéanamh de rudaird a tharraingt ar rud

to make encouraging noises about sth

(also

to make polite noises about sth

, to make friendly noises about sth

) rud a thabhairt le fioshe was making encouraging noises about the new policy thug sé le fios go raibh an polasaí nua go maith

to make noises about sth

(also

to make noises about doing sth

) they were making noises about ending the show thug siad le fios go raibh rún acu deireadh a chur leis an seó

noises off

also THEATtorann sa chúlra

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