Eek vs Loud - What's the difference?

eek | loud |

As proper nouns the difference between eek and loud

is that eek is a river in alaska while loud is .




  • Representing a scream or shriek (especially in comic strips and books).
  • Expressing (sometimes mock) fear or surprise.
  • The shrill vocal sound of a mouse, rat, or monkey.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To produce a high-pitched squeal, as in fear or trepidation.
  • * 2009 , Paul Gelder, Yachting Monthly's Further Confessions
  • She was dangling the mouse by its tail, but as it tried to arch upwards and bite, she started to jig about wildly The anglers had watched a beautiful young woman dance naked beneath a full moon to the feverish rhythm of unworldly eeking noises!
  • * 2011 , Isaac E. Washington, The Stars in My Dreams (page 106)
  • We saw a frog and she eeked in terror again from the sight of it hopping near her.


    * eke ----



    Alternative forms

    * lowd (obsolete)


  • (of a sound) Of great intensity.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.}}
  • Noisy.
  • * Bible, Proverbs vii. 11
  • She is loud and stubborn.
  • Not subtle or reserved, brash.
  • Having unpleasantly and tastelessly contrasting colours or patterns; gaudy.
  • Synonyms

    * garish, gaudy


    * (sound) quiet, soft * (person) quiet

    Derived terms

    * aloud * loudhailer * loudly * loudmouth * loudness * loudspeaker


    (en adverb)
  • Loudly.
  • Anagrams

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