Definitions for loud

Definitions for (adj) loud

Main entry: loud

Definition: characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity

Usage: a group of loud children; loud thunder; her voice was too loud; loud trombones

Main entry: forte, loud

Definition: used chiefly as a direction or description in music

Usage: the forte passages in the composition

Main entry: meretricious, loud, cheap, brassy, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy, gimcrack

Definition: tastelessly showy

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

Definitions for (adv) loud

Main entry: aloud, loud, loudly

Definition: with relatively high volume

Usage: 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

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