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Definition of "loud" []

  • Characterized by high volume and intensity. Used of sound. (adjective)
  • Producing sound of high volume and intensity. (adjective)
  • Clamorous and insistent: loud denials. (adjective)
  • Having offensively bright colors: a loud necktie. (adjective)
  • Having an offensively strong odor. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loud" in a sentence
  • "By the end of the night, he is wearing more beer than he drank and he's loud loud_ loud_."
  • "My longing for Shrimp—say his name loud and proud—increased exponentially the longer I made out with Luis."
  • "But it is found most often in the people who stand outside what he calls the loud world."