Definition of loud
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.
Recent Examples of loud from the Web
The officer who was driving the patrol car told investigators that right after the loud noise, Damond approached the car on his side.
My voice would occasionally get louder, which was probably entertaining for the other people in the shop, but having that excuse to shout probably helped, too.
Interfering with police Lisa M. Derezinski, 55, of the 200 block of South Bodin Street, Hinsdale, was charged with interfering with the police at about 11 p.m. June 24 after the police responded to a call about a loud party at her house.
Two weeks later, the mice were trained on a tougher maze, full of bright lights and loud noise.
But Swoboda also heard from others, such as military veterans and pet owners, saying the loud sounds are an unwelcome aggravation — particularly during sleeping hours.
Battle of the Sexes tells the story of Billie Jean King’s legendary 1973 triumph on the tennis court over Bobby Riggs, a loud, brash man who baited King into a match that drummed up publicity by playing on sexism.
To be sure, there’s reason to doubt that Trump will make good on that threat — this White House’s bark tends to be louder than its bite.
Beach Slang Beach Slang perfectly captures a post-punk rock 'n' roll angst that dominated the basements and cars of kids in the late 1980s and early '90s: loud, frustrated, sneakily sentimental, unashamedly vulnerable.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of loud
LOUD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loud for English Language Learners
: 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
LOUD Defined for Kids
Definition of loud for Students
: in a loud manner Don't talk so loud!
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