A popular coffee shop pulled down its protective doors as the drones got louder.
They may ask a question such as, “When you hear voices, is it louder in the right ear or the left?”
It is, at least now, no different from any other chat show, except it is louder than an air show.
But they had the sense that if we could be bigger and louder, it could have a good effect.
The tenor of their campaigns matches the tone that marked their local races, only with a bigger and louder megaphone.
As the canoes sped onward, the sound grew plainer and louder, and caused a clutch of fear at the throats of the girls.
She heard him speaking in a voice not louder than a whisper, rapid, distinct.
Through the air came a louder drum roll—in it something ominous, something sinister.
It was no louder than a whisper from without—the creak of a board.
louder, and yet more loud the music pealed; and, though it was midnight, the multitude without shouted at its enlivening strains.
Old English hlud "noisy, making noise, sonorous," from West Germanic *khluthaz "heard" (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon hlud, Middle Dutch luut, Dutch luid, Old High German hlut, German laut "loud"), from PIE past participle *klutos- (cf. Sanskrit srutah, Greek klytos "heard of, celebrated," Armenian lu "known," Welsh clod "praise"), from root *kleu- "to hear" (see listen).
Application to colors first recorded 1849. The adverb is from Old English hlude, from Proto-Germanic *khludai (cf. Dutch luid, German laut). Paired with clear since at least c.1650.