Loud a. [Compar. Louder superl. Loudest.]
1. Having, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder.
They were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified. --Luke xxiii. 23.
2. Clamorous; boisterous.
She is loud and stubborn. --Prov. vii. 11.
3. Emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort. [Colloq.]
4. Ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors. [Slang]
Syn: -- Noisy; boisterous; vociferous; clamorous; obstreperous; turbulent; blustering; vehement.