loud Definition

  • 1producing or capable of producing much noise
  • 2having a high volume

Using loud: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "loud" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The music was so loud that I couldn't hear myself think.

  • Example

    She spoke in a loud voice to be heard over the noise.

  • Example

    The fireworks were very loud and scared the dog.

  • Example

    He has a loud laugh that can be heard from across the room.

loud Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with loud

  • loud and clear

    in a way that is clearly heard and understood


    I heard you loud and clear. You want me to meet you at the park at noon.

  • loud-mouthed

    tending to talk too loudly or too much


    He's a loud-mouthed guy who always dominates the conversation.

  • loud and proud

    in a way that shows pride and confidence


    She wore her rainbow flag pin loud and proud to show her support for the LGBTQ+ community.


Summary: loud in Brief

The term 'loud' [laʊd] describes sounds that are high in volume and capable of producing much noise. It can refer to anything from music and fireworks to people's voices, as in 'She spoke in a loud voice to be heard over the noise.' The phrase 'loud and clear' means something is clearly heard and understood, while 'loud-mouthed' refers to someone who talks too much or too loudly.

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