sound off

verb

Definition of sound off

1 : to play three chords before and after marching up and down a line of troops during a ceremonial parade or formal guard mount
2 : to count cadence while marching
3 a : to speak up in a loud voice
b : to voice one's opinions freely and vigorously

Examples of sound off in a Sentence

  1. she never missed a chance to sound off about the latest “stupid” political decisions

  2. the guard captain commanded each sentry to sound off

First Known Use of sound off

1909

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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