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loud  

  ( louder    comparative)   ( loudest    superlative  )
1       adj   If a noise is loud, the level of sound is very high and it can be easily heard. Someone or something that is loud produces a lot of noise.,   (Antonym: quiet)    Suddenly there was a loud bang..., His voice became harsh and loud..., The band was starting to play a fast, loud number., ...amazingly loud discos.     
      Loud is also an adverb., adv   ADV after v  
She wonders whether Paul's hearing is OK because he turns the television up very loud.     
  loudly      adv   ADV with v  
His footsteps echoed loudly in the tiled hall.     
  loudness      n-uncount  
The students began to enter the classroom and Anna was startled at their loudness.     
2       adj   If someone is loud in their support for or criticism of something, they express their opinion very often and in a very strong way.  
oft ADJ in n/-ing  
Mr Adams' speech yesterday was very loud in condemnation of the media..., Mr Jones received loud support from his local community.     
  loudly      adv   ADV with v  
Mac talked loudly in favour of the good works done by the Church.     
3       adj   If you describe something, especially a piece of clothing, as loud, you dislike it because it has very bright colours or very large, bold patterns which look unpleasant.,   (disapproval)    (=garish)  
He liked to shock with his gold chains and loud clothes...     
4    If you tell someone something loud and clear, you are very easily understood, either because your voice is very clear or because you express yourself very clearly.  
loud and clear      phrase   usu PHR after v  
Lisa's voice comes through loud and clear..., The message is a powerful one, and I hope it will be heard loud and clear by the tobacco industry.     
5    If you say or read something out loud, you say it or read it so that it can be heard, rather than just thinking it.  
out loud      phrase   usu PHR after v  
Even Ford, who seldom smiled, laughed out loud a few times..., He began to read out loud.     
6   
    for crying out loud  
    cry  


loud-mouthed     
If you describe someone as loud-mouthed, you are critical of them because they talk a lot, especially in an unpleasant, offensive, or stupid way.      adj   usu ADJ n     (disapproval)    ...a loud-mouthed oaf with very little respect for women.     
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loud  

1    blaring, blatant, boisterous, booming, clamorous, deafening, ear-piercing, ear-splitting, forte     (Music)   high-sounding, noisy, obstreperous, piercing, resounding, rowdy, sonorous, stentorian, strident, strong, thundering, tumultuous, turbulent, vehement, vociferous  
2      (figurative)   brash, brassy, flamboyant, flashy, garish, gaudy, glaring, lurid, naff     (Brit. slang)   ostentatious, showy, tacky     (informal)   tasteless, tawdry, vulgar  
3    brash, brazen, coarse, crass, crude, loud-mouthed     (informal)   offensive, raucous, vulgar  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    gentle, inaudible, low, low-pitched, quiet, silent, soft, soundless, subdued  
2    conservative, dull, sober, sombre  
3    quiet, reserved, retiring, shy, unassuming  

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