Definition for loud

adjective as in offensive, gaudy

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Example Sentences

It flies along a preset path and makes a loud buzzing noise while filming to avoid catching anyone unawares.

From Fortune

Additionally, the company said that the drone was deliberately designed to be loud, so that people know when they’re being recorded.

From Fortune

It only records when it’s moving and it’s “built-to be loud” so it won’t sneak up on you.

They measured the background noise in sparrows' territories and as well the characteristics of their calls—the highs and lows, and how loud they were.

The deputy chairman then made a decision based on his perception of which side is louder.

From Quartz

For every nanosecond that I miraculously lift off the ground, I land with an inordinately loud thud.

This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.

Every other band I had been in had been pretty loud, you could never hear the vocals.

Officials also had received reports of loud bangs—called in by fishermen—and an oil slick.

Because Wright was a no-show in criminal court to face the loud music and pot bust he already had an outstanding warrant.

I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.

He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.

This was such a ridiculous idea that Davy threw back his head, and laughed long and loud.

"Mind what I told you, Henery," he whispered very loud, glaring at Mr. Holmes.

At the store he would never have given in, but he was not accustomed to hearing so loud a murmur of approval greet the opposition.


On this page you'll find 168 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loud, such as: big, boisterous, deafening, emphatic, heavy, and intense.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.