Meaning of head-splitting in English:



  • Causing a severe headache.

    ‘a head-splitting hangover’
    • ‘head-splitting high squeals’
    • ‘She can now admit that the pressure of fame was almost head-splitting at times.’
    • ‘As it turned out, being in a house full of comedians was less side-splitting than it was head-splitting.’
    • ‘Behind the head-splitting cacophony of grating guitar noise, Gillard yelps humorously childlike bathroom scrawling for the entire length of this 28 minute release.’
    • ‘If Sara had seen her friend a mere week later, after another head splitting lesson, she would have been astounded by the progress Alex was making.’
    • ‘The collection suggests head-splitting bass and glossy productions aren't so important.’
    noisy, blaring, booming, deafening, roaring, thunderous, thundering, tumultuous, clamorous, blasting, head-splitting, ear-splitting, ear-piercing, piercing