Simple Definition of loud
: making or causing a lot of noise : strong and noticeable in sound
of a person : noisy in a way that bothers other people
: expressing ideas or opinions in a very open and forceful way
Examples of loud in a sentence
She complained in a loud voice.
“Is the television loud enough?” “It's too loud!”
He's known for being loud and aggressive.
Origin and Etymology of loud
Middle English, from Old English hlūd; akin to Old High German hlūt loud, Latin inclutus famous, Greek klytos, Sanskrit śṛṇoti he hears
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of loud
Rhymes with loud
boughed, bowed, browed, cloud, crowd, proud, shroud, stroud
LOUD Defined for Kids
Definition of loud for Students
: in a loud manner <Don't talk so loud!>
Seen and Heard
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