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strident - Dictionary definition and meaning for word strident

Definition
(adj) conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
Synonyms : blatant , clamant , clamorous , vociferous
Example Sentence
  • blatant radios
  • a clamorous uproar
  • strident demands
  • a vociferous mob

Definition
(adj) of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
Definition
(adj) being sharply insistent on being heard
Synonyms : shrill
Example Sentence
  • strident demands
  • shrill criticism

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly loud and harsh
Synonyms : raucous

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for strident

Think of "stree"(wife) + "dant"(tooth). A girl's mouth is always loud and harsh - craving for supremacy or attention :)
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by garrulous

s+TRIDENT= the OBEROI 'n TRIDENT hotel waz occupied by terrorists...'n dey wer loud n harsh der on ppl...hostages
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by shaktidharreddy

Very close to 'Student', just ri=u. Anyway primary students are always loud and harsh.
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by rizvi

STrident: STri (Street) DENT (TEETH). STreet Teeth connotes Street talking which is usually noisy or loud. Thus STRIDENT (Street Talk)
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by cheeseqo

STRINGENT .means strict...strict teachers are always loud and harsh and so they are strident
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by nileshdive

S-TRIDENT. Think of Poseidon with his trident, with loud and harsh waves striking against rocks nearby.
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by cwin

strike+dent---loud noise will be produced
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by ashleyswift

TRI + DAANT = apne teen daanton ko ek doosre k against rub karo aur dekho kaissee awaaz aati hai :)
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by friendofafriend

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