Definitions for LOUDlaʊd
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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
"Loud" was the first single to be taken from Shannon Noll's third album, Turn It Up. The single was released to radio on 10 August 2007, and debuted at number three on the Australian Singles Chart. The song was heavily used in various promotions, namely the 2007 NRL Finals Series. Noll additionally performed the song live as part of the pre-game entertainment for the 2007 NRL Grand Final. The single's B-side was a new non-album track titled, "The World Outside". Noll previewed this track during his 2006 "Now I Run" National Tour where it quickly became a fan favourite.
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Rank popularity for the word 'LOUD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3642
Rank popularity for the word 'LOUD' in Adjectives Frequency: #548
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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