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Definitions and Synonyms of sound off | Another word for sound off | What is sound off?

Definition 1: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness - [verb of communication]

Samples where sound off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My mother complains all day
  • She has a lot to kick about

Synonyms for sound off in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of sound off ) bother persistently with trivial complaints

"She nags her husband all day long"

(... is a kind of sound off ) complain about; make a charge against

"I reported her to the supervisor"

(... is a kind of sound off ) regret strongly

"I deplore this hostile action" "we lamented the loss of benefits"

(... is a kind of sound off ) complain bitterly

(... is a kind of sound off ) complain

"What was he hollering about?"

(... is a kind of sound off ) express discontent

(... is a kind of sound off ) utter words of protest

(... is a kind of sound off ) show one's unhappiness or critical attitude

"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong" "We grumbled about the increased work load"

(... is a kind of sound off ) make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

"she grumbles when she feels overworked"

(... is a kind of sound off ) complain whiningly

(... is a kind of sound off ) say mean things

(... is a kind of sound off ) talk whiningly

Definition 2: express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation - [verb of communication]

Samples where sound off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • John spoke up at the meeting

Synonyms for sound off in the sense of this definition

(sound off is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of sound off ) insert personal opinions into an objective statement

Definition 3: start playing - [verb of creation]

Samples where sound off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The musicians struck up a tune

Synonyms for sound off in the sense of this definition

(sound off is a kind of ...) play on an instrument

"The band played all night long"

(sound off belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

(sound off belongs to category ...) (music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)

(sound off belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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