out loud


Definition of out loud

: loudly enough to be heard : aloud

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Examples of out loud in a Sentence

registered their dissatisfaction with the meal out loud to the waiter
Recent Examples on the Web Saying it out loud, to a bunch of TV cameras and reporters, was part of Self's process. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Bill Self called this his softest team at Kansas. But now it's two wins from a Final Four, so ... | The Kansas City Star," 22 Mar. 2018 Sing out loud, if the spirit moves, and dance if your feet will lead. John Archibald | Jarchibald@al.com, al, "A week of Alabama political funerals," 8 Mar. 2020 So much of saying things out loud in public, in whatever medium, is just asserting your authority. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, "“I Fail Almost Every Day”: An Interview with Samin Nosrat," 23 Feb. 2020 The issues have long-since been spoken about out loud. Fletcher Page, Cincinnati.com, "'The most frustrating part' for John Brannen, Cincinnati Bearcats basketball," 20 Feb. 2020 Richard’s script is literally laugh out loud funny whilst delicately exploring themes around body issues, bullying and self-worth. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, "Berlin: Armando Iannucci Reuniting With 'Death of Stalin' Producer on Comedy 'Sumo'," 20 Feb. 2020 As the file format grew more commonplace, so did the debate over how to say the acronym out loud. Kate Knibbs, Wired, "Let's Have the GIF Pronunciation Debate Forever," 25 Feb. 2020 But even if the candidate or his campaign won't say it out loud, a poor showing in this week's primary could spell the beginning of the end of his third quest for the presidency. Rick Klein And, ABC News, "The Note: Divided field makes it easier for Sanders to conquer Democratic Party," 24 Feb. 2020 At each location, moderators will read the ballot results out loud, the county’s clerk will write down the results and return envelopes to one of 36 counting locations statewide. NBC News, "New Hampshire officials anticipate high turnout, clean reporting for election," 7 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of out loud

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of out loud was in 1821

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30 Mar 2020

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“Out loud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20loud. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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