loud

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[Loud]

The adjective loud describes a noise that has a very high volume, like loud music at a concert that kept your ears ringing even after you left.

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

Adjective
characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"

Adjective
used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"

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

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"


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

superl.
Clamorous; boisterous.

superl.
Emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort.

superl.
Ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors.

adv.
With loudness; loudly.


Loud

Loud , a. [Compar. Louder ; superl. Loudest.] [OE. loud, lud, AS. hld; akin to OS. hld, D. luid, OHG. lt, G. laut, L. -clutus, in inclutus, inclitus, celebrated, renowned, cluere to be called, Gr. heard, loud, famous, to hear, Skr. ru. . Cf. Client, Listen, Slave a serf.] 1. Having, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder.
They were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified.
2. Clamorous; boisterous.
She is loud and stubborn.
3. Emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort. [Colloq.] 4. Ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors. [Slang] Syn. -- Noisy; boisterous; vociferous; clamorous; obstreperous; turbulent; blustering; vehement.

Loud

Loud, adv. [AS. hl&umac;de.] With loudness; loudly.
To speak loud in public assemblies.

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

With loudness; loudly.

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Usage Examples

I would rather be alone and a loud voice for action than be silent.

I'm addicted to laughing. I go to see a lot of comedy shows. I'm addicted to playing really loud and obnoxious rock music in my car. I'm addicted to beautiful clothes and shoes. I just love gorgeous stuff and work hard to acquire pretty things, shiny things. I'm addicted to shiny things!

All of a sudden, Hulk Hogan has become retro. Hulk Hogan has become cool again. So to come out and to hear how loud the fans are. To hear how loyal the fans are, it's truly overwhelming. I just can't believe I've been reborn in the WWE.

I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating the best program they can possibly skate, but, y'know, having the crowd roar at the end, and it was just so loud I couldn't even hear my music.

In my circle of friends, I've always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle, I get very quiet and introspective. I don't want the spotlight on me.

I love readings and my readers, but the din of voices of the audience gives me stage fright, and the din of voices inside whisper that I am a fraud, and that the jig is up. Surely someone will rise up from the audience and say out loud that not only am I not funny and helpful, but I'm annoying, and a phony.

I have a message from the Tea Party, a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We've come to take our government back.

I was a little shocked at how adult some of the humor was, because I was never that into animation before and when I watched 'Shrek' I really laughed out loud.

If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.

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Other Usage Examples

As I have traveled throughout my Congressional district, the one thing I heard loud and clear was simply please stop spending money you do not have, rein in spending, live within a budget.

It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements. It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows, and deserted avenues.

Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent.

'Glee' is one of the very few mainstream outlets that is giving a voice to communities of people that don't necessarily have a loud voice, specifically the gay community. It gives a really positive and forward statement.

Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.

I would be sad if it ended now. It's been the best job I've had by a long shot, especially creatively because the writing is so good. Every week I get the script and I laugh out loud and get excited for the different stuff we get to do.

America's downgrade may serve as a wakeup call for its policymakers. It is an unambiguous and loud signal of the country's eroding economic strength and global standing. It renders urgent the need to regain the initiative through better economic policymaking and more coherent governance.

My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else.

My family is almost exactly like the one in 'Monsoon Wedding'. We are very open, fairly liberal, loud people.

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