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loud

 (loud)
adj. loud·er, loud·est
1. Characterized by high volume and intensity. Used of sound: a loud whistle.
2. Producing sound of high volume and intensity: a loud construction work site.
3. Clamorous and insistent: loud denials.
4.
a. Having strikingly bright colors: a loud necktie. See garish.
b. Having a very strong or overpowering odor.
adv. louder, loudest
In a loud manner.

[Middle English, from Old English hlūd; see kleu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

loud′ly adv.
loud′ness n.

loud

(laʊd)
adj
1. (of sound) relatively great in volume: a loud shout.
2. making or able to make sounds of relatively great volume: a loud voice.
3. clamorous, insistent, and emphatic: loud protests.
4. (of colours, designs, etc) offensive or obtrusive to look at
5. characterized by noisy, vulgar, and offensive behaviour
adv
6. in a loud manner
7. out loud audibly, as distinct from silently
[Old English hlud; related to Old Swedish hlūd, German laut]
ˈloudly adv
ˈloudness n

loud

(laʊd)

adj. -er, -est,
adv. adj.
1. having exceptional volume or intensity: loud talking; loud thunder.
2. making or uttering strongly audible sounds: a quartet of loud trombones.
3. clamorous; noisy: a loud party.
4. emphatic; insistent: loud in one's praises.
5. garish; ostentatious: a loud necktie.
6. obtrusively vulgar; coarse.
7. strong or offensive in smell.
adv.
8. in a loud manner; loudly: Don't talk so loud.
Idioms:
out loud, aloud; audibly.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hlūd, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon hlūd, Old High German hlūt]
loud′ly, adv.
loud′ness, n.

loud

  • happy-clappy - Refers to any Christian congregation that is extremely enthusiastic, loud, and musical.
  • stentor - Homer introduced Stentor, a very loud herald, in the Iliad—which gives us stentor, "person with a loud voice," and stentorian, which originally meant "loud, booming."
  • rodomontade - Meaning loud bragging, it got its name from Rodomonto, a loud bragging Moorish king of epics.
  • thersitical, clamant - To be thersitical is to be loudmouthed or foulmouthed; clamant is loud and insistent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
audible, hearable - heard or perceptible by the ear; "he spoke in an audible whisper"
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
soft - (of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"
2.loud - tastelessly showyloud - tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
tasteless - lacking aesthetic or social taste
3.loud - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"
Adv.1.loud - with relatively high volumeloud - 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"

loud

adjective
2. garish, bold, glaring, flamboyant, vulgar, brash, tacky (informal), flashy, lurid, tasteless, naff (Brit. slang), gaudy, tawdry, showy, ostentatious, brassy He liked to shock with his gold chains and loud clothes.
garish conservative, dull, sober, sombre
3. loud-mouthed, offensive, crude, coarse, vulgar, brash, crass, raucous, brazen (informal) I like your manner; loud people are horrible.
loud-mouthed reserved, retiring, quiet, shy, unassuming

loud

adjective
1. Marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound:
2. Tastelessly showy:
Informal: tacky.
Translations
صاخِب، فاقِععالٍ، مُرْتَفِعمَدُو
hlasitýkřiklavýnápadný
højkraftig
laŭta
äänekäs
glasanbučan
hangos
æpandi, áberandihávær
大声の
소리가 큰
garsiakalbisgarsintuvasgarso stiprintuvasrėkiantisskambus
kliedzošsskaļštrokšņainsuzkrītošs
głośnykrzykliwakrzykliwekrzykliwygłośna
hlasný
glasen
högljuddljudlig
ดัง
to

loud

[laʊd] (louder (compar) (loudest (superl)))
A. ADJ
1. (= noisy) [music] → alto, fuerte; [applause, noise, explosion, scream] → fuerte
she has a loud voicetiene una voz muy fuerte
in a loud voiceen voz alta
the music is too loudla música está demasiado fuerte or alta
he's a bit loudes un poco escandaloso
to be loud in one's support for sthdar grandes muestras de apoyo a algo
to be loud in one's condemnation of sthcondenar algo enérgicamente
2. (pej) (= garish) [colour] → chillón, llamativo; [pattern, clothes] → llamativo
a loud check jacketuna llamativa chaqueta de cuadros
B. ADV [speak] → alto; [laugh, shout] → fuerte
you'll have to speak loudertendrás que hablar más fuerte or alto
she likes to listen to her music loudle gusta escuchar la música muy fuerte or alta
"Nevermind" is one of those records you play loud"Nevermind" es uno de esos discos que tienes que poner a todo volumen
loud and clear I am reading or receiving you loud and clear (Telec) → te recibo perfectamente
I hear you loud and clear, but I don't agreete entiendo perfectamente, pero no estoy de acuerdo
out loud [think, wonder, read, laugh] → en voz alta
see also cry out A

loud

[ˈlaʊd]
adj
[music, voice, noise, bang] → fort(e); [applause, cheers] → bruyant(e)
The television is too loud → La télévision est trop forte.
to be loud in condemnation of sth → condamner qch avec force
(= gaudy) → voyant(e), tapageur/euse
adv
[speak, play] → fort
to hear sth loud and clear → entendre qch clairement
out loud → tout haut

loud

adj (+er)
laut; protest, criticism, complaintlautstark; he was loud in his praise of the concerter lobte das Konzert überschwänglich; to be loud in one’s condemnation of/opposition to somethingetw lautstark verurteilen/ablehnen
(= obtrusive) behaviouraufdringlich; (= garish) colourgrell, schreiend; tie, clothesknallbunt
advlaut; loud and clearlaut und deutlich; to say/read something out loudetw laut sagen/lesen; to laugh/think out loudlaut lachen/denken

loud

:
loudmouth
n (inf)Großmaul nt (inf)
loudmouthed
adj (inf)großmäulig (inf)

loud

[laʊd]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (gen) → forte; (laugh, applause, thunder) → fragoroso/a, forte; (noisy, behaviour, party, protests) → rumoroso/a (pej) (gaudy, colour, clothes) → chiassoso/a, vistoso/a, sgargiante
the radio's too loud → il volume della radio è troppo alto
2. adv (speak) → forte
out loud → ad alta voce
loud and clear → chiaro e forte, molto chiaramente

loud

(laud) adjective
1. making a great sound; not quiet. a loud voice; loud music.
2. showy; too bright and harsh. loud colours; a loud shirt.
ˈloudly adverb
ˈloudness noun
ˌloud-ˈhailer noun
a simple type of loudspeaker. The police used a loud-hailer to tell the crowd to get back.
ˌloudˈspeaker noun
1. an instrument for increasing the loudness of sounds so that they can be heard further away. The politician addressed the crowds from his car through a loudspeaker.
2. a speaker in a radio, record-player etc.

loud

مَدُو hlasitý høj laut ηχηρός chillón äänekäs bruyant glasan rumoroso 大声の 소리가 큰 luid høylytt głośny alto громкий högljudd ดัง gürültülü to 大声的

loud

a. ruidoso-a, escandaloso-a.
References in classic literature ?
I'd just got to where they all tumbled into the water when I forgot and laughed out loud.
The voice that had been low and trembling became shrill and loud.
and this time Ned shouted, seeing no need for low voices since the other was so loud.
My grandmother always spoke in a very loud tone to foreigners, as if they were deaf.
Stimulated by apprehension, he left the scout, who immediately entered into a loud conversation with the stranger that had so unceremoniously enlisted himself in the party of travelers that morning.
He purposely spoke in a loud voice, and every one stopped to listen.
Perplexed by confused voices in the woods, she lost track of the crowd, until the voices suddenly were raised in one loud outcry, followed by the crashing of timber, the splashing of water, a silence, and then a dull, continuous roar.
Accordingly, with such a tramp of his ponderous riding-boots as might of itself have been audible in the remotest of the seven gables, he advanced to the door, which the servant pointed out, and made its new panels reecho with a loud, free knock.
But I could imagine, even then, that, under some excitement which should go deeply into his consciousness -- roused by a trumpets real, loud enough to awaken all of his energies that were not dead, but only slumbering -- he was yet capable of flinging off his infirmities like a sick man's gown, dropping the staff of age to seize a battle-sword, and starting up once more a warrior.
There was the honest cockrobin, the favorite game of stripling sportsmen, with its loud querulous note; and the twittering blackbirds flying in sable clouds, and the golden- winged woodpecker with his crimson crest, his broad black gorget, and splendid plumage; and the cedar-bird, with its red tipt wings and yellow-tipt tail and its little monteiro cap of feathers; and the blue jay, that noisy coxcomb, in his gay light blue coat and white underclothes, screaming and chattering, nodding and bobbing and bowing, and pretending to be on good terms with every songster of the grove.
I echoed so loud that Miles and Flora, as they passed at their distance, paused an instant in their walk and looked at us.
However, I picked myself up and hearing a loud voice within, pushed on and opened a second, interior door.