Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Very offensive; ill smelling; noxious.

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Usage examples "noisome":

  1. In this hill was a silver- mine which was very dangerous to enter, for many men who had gone to dig silver there had been smothered in the bottom by damps and noisome airs. - "The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction", Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds..
  2. His blind and aged father and his gentle sister lay in a noisome dungeon while he enjoyed the free air and the society of her whom he loved. - "Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus", Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley.
  3. For he shall deliver thee from the snare of the hunter: and from the noisome pestilence. - "The Lure of the Labrador Wild", Dillon Wallace.