Definitions for LOUDlaʊd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
loudlaʊd(adj.; adv.)-er, -est
(adj.)having exceptional volume or intensity:
loud talking; loud thunder.
making or uttering strongly audible sounds:
a quartet of loud trombones.
a loud party.
loud in one's praises.
a loud necktie.
obtrusively vulgar; coarse.
strong or offensive in smell.
(adv.)in a loud manner; loudly:
Don't talk so loud.
Idioms for loud:
out loud,aloud; audibly.
Origin of loud:
bef. 900; ME; OE hlūd, c. OFris, OS hlūd, OHG hlūt
characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
"a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)
"a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
used chiefly as a direction or description in music
"the forte passages in the composition"
loudly, loud, aloud(adverb)
with relatively high volume
"the band played loudly"; "she spoke loudly and angrily"; "he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him"; "cried aloud for help"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a loud bang; Turn the TV down - it's too loud.
in extremely and unpleasantly bright colors
fans wearing loud orange jackets
(of a person) talking too much
My family can be very loud.; music blaring loudly from the car; loudly dressed party-goers
Of great intensity.
Turn that music down, it's too loud.
Not subtle or reserved, brash.
Having unpleasantly and tastelessly contrasting colours or patterns.
having, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder
emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort
ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors
with loudness; loudly
Translations for LOUD
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
making a great sound; not quiet
a loud voice; loud music.
- عالٍ، مُرْتَفِعArabic
- altoPortuguese (BR)
- høj; kraftigDanish
- δυνατός, ηχηρόςGreek
- ऊंचे स्वर वालाHindi
- forte, altoItalian
- 소리가 크게 나는Korean
- garsus, skambusLithuanian
- skaļš; trokšņainsLatvian
- tare, puternicRomanian
- hög, högljuddSwedish
- 響亮的Chinese (Trad.)
- гучний, звучнийUkrainian
- زور کی آواز کرنے والاUrdu
- to;ầm ĩVietnamese
- 响亮的Chinese (Simp.)
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