US: /ˈɫaʊd/
UK: /lˈa‍ʊd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

loud /laud/
  • tính từ
    • to, ầm ĩ, inh ỏi (tiếng)
      • a loud cry: một tiếng kêu to
      • a loud report: một tiếng nổ lớn
    • nhiệt liệt, kịch liệt
      • to be loud in the prise of somebody: nhiệt liệt ca ngợi ai
      • a loud protest: sự phản kháng kịch liệt
    • sặc sỡ, loè loẹt (mài sắc)
    • thích ồn ào, thích nói to (người)
    • phó từ
      • to, lớn (nói)
        • don't talk so loud: đừng nói to thế
        • to laugh loud and long: cười to và lâu

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, adverb
    + adjective (louder, loudest)
    1 making a lot of noise: a deafeningly loud bang / explosion + loud applause / laughter + She spoke in a very loud voice. + That music's too loud-please turn it down.
    2 (of a person or their behaviour) talking very loudly, too much and in a way that is annoying
    3 (of colours, patterns, etc.) too bright and lacking good taste
    Synonym: GAUDY
    loudly adverb: She screamed as loudly as she could.
    loudness noun [U]
    + adverb (louder, loudest) (informal) in a way that makes a lot of noise or can be easily heard
    Synonym: LOUDLY
    Do you have to play that music so loud? + You'll have to speak louder-I can't hear you. + She screamed loud enough to wake the dead.
    Idioms: loud and clear in a way that is very easy to understand: The message is coming through loud and clear.
    out loud in a voice that can be heard by other people: I almost laughed out loud. + Please read the letter out loud.
    Compare: ALOUD
    more at ACTION, CRY v.
    loud / loudly / aloud
    Loudly is the usual adverb from the adjective loud: The audience laughed loudly at the joke.
    Loud is very common as an adverb in informal language. It is nearly always used in phrases such as loud enough, as loud as or with too, very, so, etc.: Don't play your music too loud. + I shouted as loud as I could.
    Louder is also used in informal styles to mean 'more loudly': Can you speak louder?
    Out loud is a common adverb meaning 'so that people can hear': Can you read the letter out loud? + He laughed out loud at his own joke. Aloud has the same meaning but is fairly formal. It can also mean 'in a loud voice'.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 deafening, ear-splitting, booming, blaring, stentorian, thundering, thunderous, sonorous, noisy, clamorous, piercing, fortissimo:
    The hi-fi is so loud I can't hear myself think. A loud crash came from the kitchen
    2 tawdry, garish, flashy, gaudy, tasteless, extravagant, showy, ostentatious, Colloq splashy, snazzy, jazzy:
    He was wearing a check suit and the loudest shirt and tie I had ever seen.

    Collocation dictionary


    be, sound | turn sth up
    She turned the radio up loud.


    deafeningly, extremely, really, very | pretty, rather | unnaturally
    Her voice sounded unnaturally loud.


    loud and clear
    Tommy's voice came loud and clear from the back row.

    Concise English dictionary

    +characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    +tastelessly showy
    +used chiefly as a direction or description in music
    +attracting attention by showiness or bright colors
    +with relatively high volume