part of speech: adjective

inflections: louder, loudest

definition 1: having a large amount of sound; easily heard.

  • The dish made a loud crash when it fell to the floor.

synonyms: noisy

antonyms: low, quiet, soft

definition 2: tastelessly bright in color; gaudy.

  • He wore a loud jacket to the dance.

synonyms: gaudy

part of speech: adverb

inflections: louder, loudest

definition: in a loud way; loudly.

  • You’ll have to speak loud to be heard over the noisy crowd.

synonyms: noisily

antonyms: quietly, softly

derivations: loudly (adv.), loudness (n.)

Word Builder: loud +

loudly: in a loud way.