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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loud(adj)

    characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity

    "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

  3. forte, loud(adverb)

    used chiefly as a direction or description in music

    "the forte passages in the composition"

  4. 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"


  1. loud(Adverb)


  2. loud(Adjective)

    Of great intensity.

    Turn that music down, it's too loud.

  3. loud(Adjective)


  4. loud(Adjective)

    Not subtle or reserved, brash.

  5. loud(Adjective)

    Having unpleasantly and tastelessly contrasting colours or patterns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loud

    having, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder

  2. Loud

    clamorous; boisterous

  3. Loud

    emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort

  4. Loud

    ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors

  5. Loud(adverb)

    with loudness; loudly

  6. Origin: [AS. hlde.]


  1. Loud

    "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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Loud

    lowd, adj. making a great sound: noisy: showy.—advs. Loud, Loud′ly.—adj. Loud′-lunged, vociferous.—n. Loud′ness.—adj. Loud′-voiced, stentorian. [A.S, hlúd; Ger. laut, sound; L. inclytus, renowned, Gr. klytos, heard.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LOUD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3642

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LOUD' in Adjectives Frequency: #548

Anagrams for LOUD »

  1. ludo, Ludo

  2. ould

  3. Ludo, ludo, ould

How to pronounce LOUD?

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How to say LOUD in sign language?

  1. loud


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LOUD in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LOUD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of LOUD in a Sentence

  1. Manolo Castellote:

    They are extremely loud.

  2. Jacqueline Verdier:

    It goes get loud and rowdy.

  3. Jhin, League of Legends:

    Sometimes, silence is loud.

  4. Ulrich Wilken:

    We want a loud but peaceful protest.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Critics are loud, but success is louder.

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