Associations to the word «Loud»


LOUD, adjective. (of a sound) Of great intensity.
LOUD, adjective. (of a person, thing, event, etc.) Noisy.
LOUD, adjective. (of a person, event, etc.) Not subtle or reserved, brash.
LOUD, adjective. (of clothing, decorations, etc.) Having unpleasantly and tastelessly contrasting colours or patterns; gaudy.
LOUD, adverb. Loudly.
LOUD, proper noun. A surname​.
LOUD AND CLEAR, adverb. (idiom) (of sound) In a clear and easily understandable manner.
LOUD HAILER, noun. Alternative form of loudhailer

Dictionary definition

LOUD, adverb. With relatively high volume; "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".
LOUD, adjective. Characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones".
LOUD, adjective. Tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments".
LOUD, adjective. Used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn