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loud

loud

 
pronunciation:
laUd
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: louder, loudest
definition 1: of sound, having an elevated volume; easily heard.
a loud crash
synonyms:
clamorous, noisy
antonyms:
low, quiet, soft
similar words:
crashing, earsplitting, forte, fortissimo, harsh, pealing, piercing, plangent, raucous, resounding, roaring, sonorous, stentorian, thunderous
definition 2: producing such an elevated volume of sound.
a loud motor
synonyms:
blaring, noisy
antonyms:
quiet, small, weak
similar words:
bawling, boisterous, clamorous, earsplitting, howling, loudmouthed, obstreperous, pealing, piercing, raucous, roaring, screaming, thunderous, whining
definition 3: noisy, vociferous, or intrusively audible.
a loud argument
synonyms:
clamorous, noisy, vociferous
antonyms:
quiet, soft
similar words:
earsplitting, jarring, raucous, stentorian
definition 4: persistent and emphatic.
loud claims of innocence
synonyms:
clamorous, emphatic, vociferous
similar words:
assertive, fulminatory, insistent, vocal
definition 5: tastelessly bright in color; flashy.
a loud jacket
synonyms:
flashy, garish, gaudy, glaring
antonyms:
sober, tasteful
similar words:
bold, brassy, outlandish, showy, tasteless, vulgar, wild
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: louder, loudest
definition: in a loud way; loudly.
He shouted louder.
synonyms:
noisily
antonyms:
quietly, softly
derivations: loudly (adv.), loudness (n.)
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  • loudly:
    in a loud way.
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