Strident vs Antimeat - What's the difference?

strident | antimeat |


As adjectives the difference between strident and antimeat

is that strident is loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding while antimeat is opposing the use of meat as a foodstuff; stridently vegetarian or vegan.

As a noun strident

is (linguistics) one of a class of s-like fricatives produced by an airstream directed at the upper teeth.

strident

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding
  • The trumpet sounded strident against the string orchestra.
  • Grating or obnoxious
  • The artist chose a strident mixture of colors.
  • (nonstandard) Vigorous; making strides
  • * {{quote-news, 2003, November 6, Stuart Cosgrove, Taylor slagging Saddam shame., Daily Record, city=Glasgow citation
  • , passage=Under David Taylor's stewardship, the SFA has made strident progress. }}

    Derived terms

    * stridently * stridency

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (linguistics) One of a class of s-like fricatives produced by an airstream directed at the upper teeth.
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    antimeat

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Opposing the use of meat as a foodstuff; stridently vegetarian or vegan.