Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

think aloud

Speak one's thoughts audibly, as in We need flour, sugar, butter—I'm just thinking aloud. [ Early 1700s ]
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for think aloud
Historical Examples
  • "It was not little Louis; I am glad of that," said Maurice, continuing to think aloud.

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • I'm just trying to think aloud and I'm liable to say anything.

  • Ordinarily he was not free of speech, but with this man he could think aloud.

    The Gentle Art of Cooking Wives Elizabeth Strong Worthington
  • His speech was slow, like that of a man accustomed to think aloud.

    The Freelands John Galsworthy
  • The palm continued to think aloud, as the aged and solitary habitually do.

    Christ Legends Selma Lagerlf
  • Without figure of speech, he is another self, and I can think aloud with him.

    Letters of Two Brides Honore de Balzac
  • When forced to think aloud, we stoop to what is probably an untruth.

  • When I think aloud in Latin it means that I am deeply troubled.

    Police!!! Robert W. Chambers
  • And furthermore, the Plautine character is not so tame and spiritless as merely to think aloud.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • She answered him with a puzzled look, as well she might, for he had done no more than think aloud.

    My Lord Duke E. W. Hornung

Word of the Day

Nearby words for think aloud

Word Value for think

12
12
Scrabble Words With Friends