Adjective loud has 3 senses
- loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
Antonyms: soft, dull, muffled, softened, gentle, little, small, low, low-toned, murmuring, susurrant, whispering, murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous, soft-footed, soft-spoken, hushed, muted, subdued, quiet
- brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy - tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
Antonyms: tasteful, in good taste (indirect, via tasteless)
- forte, loud - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"
,Adverbial loud has 1 sense
- loudly, loud, aloud - with relatively high volume; "the band played loudly"; "she spoke loudly and angrily"; "he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him"; "cried aloud for help"