Loud

Definition of Loud

Pronunciation: loud
a.1.Having, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder.
They were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified.
- Luke xxiii. 23.
2.Clamorous; boisterous.
She is loud and stubborn.
- Prov. vii. 11.
3.Emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort.
4.Ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors.
adv.1.With loudness; loudly.
To speak loud in public assemblies.
- Addison.

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