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Meaning of SOUND


What Does SOUND Mean?

SOUND means "good", "acceptable" or "reliable". The word SOUND is very common in the UK, especially in the North West around Liverpool. It is also seen in the British simile "sound as a pound".
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Definition for SOUND

SOUND means "good", "acceptable", or "reliable" (UK). This is the most common meaning for SOUND on social-media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat. Here is some more information about SOUND:

SOUND
Definition:Good, Acceptable, Reliable (UK)
Type:Word
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write SOUND, I mean this:

meaning of SOUND
SOUND is a common adjective in the UK.
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Examples of SOUND in Sentences

Here are examples of SOUND being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Have you met Claire? Isn't she SOUND?
  • Person B: Yes, I like her too.
  • Person A: I'm running late, but I'll be there before the film starts.
  • Person B: Okay, that's SOUND.

An Academic Look at SOUND

SOUND is used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • Your new girlfriend is SOUND.
  • (Here, the adjective SOUND modifies the noun girlfriend.)


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Using SOUND on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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