Definition of Sound off

1. Verb. Express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation. "John spoke up at the meeting"

Exact synonyms: Animadvert, Opine, Speak Out, Speak Up
Generic synonyms: Declare
Specialized synonyms: Editorialise, Editorialize
Derivative terms: Opinion, Opinionative



2. Verb. Start playing. "The musicians struck up a tune"
Exact synonyms: Strike Up
Category relationships: Music, Music, Music
Generic synonyms: Play

3. Verb. Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness. "They sound off that there was a traffic accident "; "She has a lot to kick about"

Definition of Sound off

1. Verb. To hold forth about something in an opinionated manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sound Off

sound cards
sound change
sound changes
sound effect
sound effects
sound energy
sound engineer
sound engineering
sound film
sound hole
sound holes
sound judgement
sound judgment
sound law
sound localization
sound off (current term)
sound out
sound perception
sound pollution
sound pressure
sound pressure level
sound projection
sound property
sound ranging
sound recording
sound reflection
sound reproduction
sound spectrograph
sound spectrography
sound spectrum

Literary usage of Sound off

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1. Records Relating to American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the edited by Charles E. Schamel (1997)
"... Hanoi Visit in December, part 3 (Item 46) 3o date Tapes separated from the series "Investigator's Case Files: Hilton Foster," sound off #064-066 (Item ..."

2. Report Upon the Invertebrate Animals of Vineyard Sound and Adjacent Waters by Addison Emery Verrill (1874)
"... Long Island Sound; off New Haven, in 4 to 6 fathoms, mud; off Thimble Islands, 3 to 8 fathoms, soft mud, rare. This species is, in some respects, ..."

3. Manual of Reading, in Four Parts: Orthophony, Class Methods, Gesture, and by H. L. D. Potter (1871)
"In some words it has the sound off, as in tough, laugh; and in some the ... In clough and slough it is sometimes silent, and sometimes has the sound off. ..."

4. Manual of Reading, in Four Parts: Orthophony, Class Methods, Gesture, and by H. L. D. Potter (1877)
"In some words it has the sound off, as in tough, laugh; and in some the ... In clough and slough it is-sometimes silent, and sometimes has the sound off. ..."

5. Report on the Geology & Gold Fields of Otago by Frederick Wollaston Hutton, George H. F. Ulrich, J. G. Black, James McKerrow (1875)
"... sound off First Cove ; 1500 feet in Thompson Sound, off Deas Cove; and 1284 feet in Milford Sound, off the Stirling- waterfall. ..."

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