Having, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder.
- Characterized by high volume and intensity. Used of sound.
- Producing sound of high volume and intensity.
- Clamorous and insistent: loud denials.
- Having offensively bright colors: a loud necktie.
- Having an offensively strong odor.
- Offensive in manner.
- In a loud manner.