- capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.
Origin of audible
Examples from the Web for audibly
If the crowd started to audibly sing one of his songs, he would lose track of the vocal and launch into screams of encouragement.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.
September 10, 2014
“His tone of voice, too, was audibly less forceful than it normally is,” Givens continued.Christie’s Body Language Suggests He Didn’t Believe What He Said
January 10, 2014
Al Gore may have beaten George W. Bush on points in their first debate in 2000, but he audibly sighed.Don't Let Gingrich Be Gingrich
January 24, 2012
By the end of the episode, the two shared a short, but sweet kiss, silencing the frustrated fans and making America audibly "aww."Most Memorable Kisses of the Year
December 30, 2010
I will hourly pray for that happy time, whispered as audibly Mr. Solmes.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
She groaned her admiration so audibly, that they all turned round.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
She was fingering the revolver on the bureau behind her, and breathing fast and audibly.The Eternal City
Mary's lips muttered some words in audibly, and they parted.Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
He was breathing deeply and audibly, and the girl's touch did not arouse him.Janet of the Dunes
Harriet T. Comstock
- perceptible to the hearing; loud enough to be heard
- American football a change of playing tactics called by the quarterback when the offense is lined up at the line of scrimmage
Word Origin and History for audibly
1520s, from Middle French audible and directly from Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire "to hear," from PIE *awis-dh-yo-, from root *au- "to perceive" (see audience). Related: Audibly.