out loud

adverb

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 JiggleMan: Get ready to laugh out loud and be amazed by jumping, joking and juggling. Amanda Kondolojy, Orlando Sentinel, 3 June 2022 Most also have firsthand experience of getting far enough through that pain to feel love again, to feel happy again, to laugh out loud again — and probably after some time spent unable to imagine ever feeling good. Washington Post, 21 Apr. 2022 While many of us in the meeting groaned in disbelief, three employees laughed out loud. New York Times, 4 Jan. 2022 If Academy members can’t summon enthusiasm for the nominees — their own peers, for crying out loud — why should audiences? Nina Metz, chicagotribune.com, 25 Mar. 2022 The man doesn’t have an Instagram, for crying out loud, so casual internet stalking is off the table. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 15 Feb. 2022 Decide for yourself, and be responsible for crying out loud. John Canzano, oregonlive, 14 Feb. 2022 But Johannesen, DeLuca said, humiliated him for speaking out about Anderson by reading his letter out loud to the rest of the team before he was then booted off the squad and lost his scholarship. NBC News, 19 Jan. 2022 But the obvious difference is that Superman clearly exists in their universe (for crying out loud, Superman & Lois even airs the same night on the same channel). Christian Holub, EW.com, 12 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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Dictionary Entries Near out loud

out-lot

out loud

outlying

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Last Updated

15 Jun 2022

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“Out loud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20loud. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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