-v. 12. allot, allocate, share or parcel out, divide, Inf. cut up the pie; assign, earmark, tag, mark or porlotion, n. ointment, balm, salve, unguent, (in prescriptions) unguentum, inunction, Pharm. cerate; unction, balsam, oil, demulcent, emollient, spikenard, nard, pomade, pomatum; liniment, embrocation, vulnerary, Med. collyrium, eyewash; lubricant, moisturizer, cream, face cream, cold or cleansing cream, lanolin, skin or body lotion, hand lotion, after-shave lotion. lottery, n. 1. drawing, sweepstakes, raffle; lotto, bingo, keno, Brit, tombola; numbers or interest lottery, pool, numbers game, numbers pool; tontine.
2. gamble, risk, hazard, venture; uncertainty, incertitude, unforseeableness; chance, chanciness, tossup, touch and go. loud, adj. 1. loud-sounding, deafening, earsplit-ting; stentorian, stentorious, rumbling, roaring, rolling, crashing; full, sonorous, full-throated; thunderous, booming, thundering, fulminating, growling; resounding, ringing, plangent, pealing, forte, fortissimo, loudish; window-rattling, earthshaking, enough to wake the dead; intense, head-splitting, ear-piercing, piercing, penetrating, harsh, harsh-sounding, grating, jarring, grinding.
2. resonant, vibrant, vibrating, pulsing, pulsating, throbbing; resounding, reverberating, reverberant, rebounding, repercussive, sounding, echoing, reechoing, reboant; deep, deep-toned, heavy, bass, baritone.
3. howling, yowling, wailing, whining, bawling; ulu-lant; noisy, clamorous, shouting, yelling, crying, screaming, yelping, yapping, yammering, Inf. hollering; blaring, blatting, rackety, clattery, clangorous, clanging.
4. vociferous, vociferant, obstreperous, strepitous, strepitant; brawling, boisterous, loud-mouthed, loudvoiced, big-voiced, clarion-voiced, bombastic, Rare. boanergean; uproarious, tumultuous, raucous, blustering, rip-roaring, rowdy, Brit, mafficking; swaggering, roisterous, roistering, rollicking.
5. emphatic, asserting, pressing, insistent, demanding, clamant, urgent, importunate, nagging.
6. garish, gaudy, flashy, tasteless, lurid, glaring, flaring, flashy, blinding; conspicuous, striking, flagrant, outstanding, outlandish, pronounced, obtrusive, extravagant, spectacular, out-of-place; ostentatious, showy, flaunting, snazzy, Inf. splashy, SI. jazzy; tawdry, garish, meretricious.
7. bold, brassy, brazen, vulgar, gross, crass, rough, earthy, ribald; uncouth, uncivilized, unrefined, ill-bred; wild-and-woolly, rough-and-ready, hooliganish; coarse, rude, gruff, crude, raw, boorish, loutish, row-dyish, SI. roughneck. loud-mouth, n. 1. braggart, braggadocio, brag, boaster, SI. bullshooter, Thraso, Rodomonte; blusterer, swaggerer, gascon, fanfaron, trumpeter, tooter; blowhard, windbag, blatherskite, SI. gas bag, SI. big-mouth; bluffer, humbug, fourflusher.
2. gossip, chatterbox, chatterer, palaverer, magpie, popinjay, Inf. jay; gabbler, prattler, blabber, blabbermouth, tattler, tattletale, telltale, tale-bearer. loudspeaker, n. speaker, speaker unit, speaker system, public address system, PA or PA system, intercommunication system, Inf. intercom, Inf. squawk or bitch box; megaphone, bullhorn, horn, hailer, loud-hailer; microphone, Inf mike, lapel mike. lounge, v. 1. idle, pass time idly, trifle, potter, fiddle, piddle, Inf. fiddle-faddle; dally, dilly-dally, Inf. lallygag; daydream, shilly-shally, procrastinate.
2. loll, Brit. Dial, lollop, rest, lie on; lie around, recline on, lean on, repose on; sprawl, slump, flop, slouch; languish, vegetate, doze; loaf, loiter, take it easy, relax, not worry.