A device for making a loud noise at a festivity or sports match.
- All around us, Berliners were letting off fireworks, firecrackers, noisemakers and rockets, and none too cautiously.
- Guests at the celebration in southern Afghanistan were said to be firing weapons off like noisemakers, in keeping with ethnic tradition, when they were, mistakenly, attacked by U.S. forces.
- The first rule never prevented Mississippi State fans from smuggling in cowbells, but home teams now can be penalized if their fans disrupt play with noisemakers.
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