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 The decision roiled Colorado lawmakers in both parties; Democrats said out loud that Trump had prioritized politics over the command’s 1,400 military and civilian workers and their families. Marina Koren, The Atlantic, "Biden Inherits Trump’s Space Force," 26 Jan. 2021 Not much is explained or said out loud in the first few episodes provided to the press, which is a bit of a change of pace for MCU audiences, who’ve generally come to expect an explanation by the time the credits start rolling. Kelsea Stahler, refinery29.com, "How To Watch WandaVision If You Have No Idea What’s Going On," 15 Jan. 2021 The man who said the fewest racist things out loud had the deepest, most stank racist belief just festering in his heart. Amber Ruffin, Vulture, "‘There Are People Who Think, Black People Just Aren’t Good at This’," 14 Jan. 2021 Simply say the words out loud and realize that the world is still standing. Patia Braithwaite, SELF, "10 Ways to Let Go of Anger (Without Ignoring It)," 16 Mar. 2021 Curry would never say it out loud, but even the best in history would probably be shooting for second place against him. Rusty Simmons, San Francisco Chronicle, "Would Warriors' Steph Curry dominate history's best in a 3-point shootout?," 7 Mar. 2021 The other students went through the typical interview format, in which they were asked to solve the problem out loud with a proctor present. Cheryl Winokur Munk, WSJ, "Tech Companies Say They Can’t Find Good Employees. The Companies May Be the Problem.," 8 Mar. 2021 Republicans have long thought — sometimes quietly, occasionally out loud — that large turnouts, particularly in urban areas, favor Democrats and that Republicans benefit when fewer people vote. Michael Wines, BostonGlobe.com, "In statehouses, stolen-election myth fuels a GOP drive to rewrite rules," 27 Feb. 2021 Republicans have long thought — sometimes quietly, occasionally out loud — that large turnouts, particularly in urban areas, favor Democrats, and that Republicans benefit when fewer people vote. New York Times, "In Statehouses, Stolen-Election Myth Fuels a G.O.P. Drive to Rewrite Rules," 27 Feb. 2021

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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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4 Apr 2021

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“Out loud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20loud. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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