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Definition of loud adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (louder, loudest)
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  1. 1making a lot of noise loud laughter a deafeningly loud bang She spoke in a very loud voice. That music's too loud—please turn it down.
  2. 2(of a person or their behavior) talking very loudly, too much, and in a way that is annoying
  3. 3(of colors, patterns, etc.) too bright and lacking good taste synonym garish, gaudy
    adverb She screamed as loudly as she could.
  5. NAmE//laʊdnəs//
    noun [uncountable]
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