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Definition 1: characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where loud or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a group of loud children
  • loud thunder
  • her voice was too loud
  • loud trombones

(loud is similar to ...) having an unusually harsh sound

(loud is similar to ...) seemingly loud enough to break something; violently rattling or clattering

"shattering rain striking the windowpanes" "the shattering tones of the enormous carillon" "the shattering peal of artillery"

(loud is similar to ...) having an unusually loud voice

(loud is similar to ...) given to loud offensive talk

(loud is similar to ...) resembling the sound of a trumpet

(loud is similar to ...) loud enough to shake the very earth

(loud is similar to ...) loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss

(loud is similar to ...) loud and clear

"a clarion call"

(loud is similar to ...) unpleasantly loud and penetrating

"the blaring noise of trumpets" "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"

(loud is similar to ...) loud and firm

"a big voice" "big bold piano sounds"

(loud is similar to ...) full of the sound of voices

"a playground vocal with the shouts and laughter of children"

(loud is similar to ...) in a vehement outcry

"his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises"

(means also ...) full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds

"a noisy cafeteria" "a small noisy dog"

(means also ...) heard or perceptible by the ear

"he spoke in an audible whisper"

(... are attributes of loud) the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

"the kids played their music at full volume"

Definition 2: (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) loud; with force - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where loud or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the forte passages in the composition

Synonyms for loud in the sense of this definition

(loud is similar to ...) (chiefly a direction or description in music) loud and strong

(loud is similar to ...) (chiefly a direction or description in music) very loud and strong

Definition 3: with relatively high volume - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where loud or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the band played loudly
  • she spoke loudly and angrily
  • he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him
  • cried aloud for help

Synonyms for loud in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: tastelessly showy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where loud or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flash car
  • a flashy ring
  • garish colors
  • a gaudy costume
  • loud sport shirts
  • a meretricious yet stylish book
  • tawdry ornaments

Synonyms for loud in the sense of this definition

(loud is similar to ...) lacking aesthetic or social taste

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