adj (-er, -est)
- 1.1 [noise/scream/applause] fuerte he has a very loud voice tiene una voz muy fuerte or un verdadero vozarrón he said it in a loud voice lo dijo en voz alta a bit louder, please un poco más alto or más fuerte, por favor I could hear loud laughs oía risotadas or risas muy fuertes one of the loudest rock bands uno de los grupos de rock que meten más ruido [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences1.2 (vigorous) [protests/complaints] enérgico the minister came in for loud criticism el ministro recibió duras críticas
More example sentences1.3 (ostentatious) [color] llamativo, chillón; [pattern] llamativo
- Harsh voices followed after the loud noise and Gabrielle quickly, fearfully pulled her shoes back on and unlocked her stall.
- Last week she stayed put in her room, while the clatter of spoons and dishes, the noise of loud music and the drone of air coolers from the ground floor below made her restless.
- A cranky old man who scolds children for making noise violates with his loud voice the very quietness he upholds.
More example sentences1.4loudmouthed
- Martina had been stereotyped as the tough one, sporty, strong and loud.
- If Peter were alive today, would I be so loud and insistent in demanding he step down?
- Safe to say we won't see that, although I'm sure there will be some very loud protests by both Parties in the near future.
- On it was a photograph of an older man dressed in a loud red plaid suit, gesturing with his thumb up.
- He's not loud and flashy, and he doesn't call a lot of attention to himself.
- I'm not saying children's entertainment has to be loud, flashy, and percussive - far from it.
adv (-er, -est)
- [speak] alto she laughed (the) loudest of all fue la que se rió más fuerte or con más ganas he always turns the TV up too loud siempre pone la televisión demasiado alta or fuerte out loud en voz alta I'm receiving you loud and clear [Telec] te recibo perfectamente they're not prepared to give in — that came through loud and clear no están dispuestos a ceder — de eso no cabe la menor dudaMore example sentences
- Of course, it's not easy to tackle persistent offending, but authoritarianism will never work - no matter how loud our politicians shout.
- From now on we'll be shouting loud and clear on your behalf and demanding to know who these people are.
- No matter how loud he shouted no one seemed to hear him.