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English

Etymology

Old English hlūd (loud)

Pronunciation

Adjective

loud (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
loud

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. Of a sound, of great intensity.
    Turn that music down, it's too loud.
  2. Of a person, event, etc, noisy.
  3. Of a person, event, etc, non-subtle, irrevelant.
  4. Of a colour, clothing, etc, having unpleasantly and tastelessly contrasting colours or patterns.
    You, there, wearing the purple tie with green stripes and red polka dots, I may not be able to hear you over that loud tie, so you may need to shout a little. - Supervisor 246 in Paul Robinson's Instrument of God, ISBN unknown

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Adverb

loud

  1. loudly.

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