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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When I write SOUND, I mean this: meaning of SOUND SOUND is a common adjective in the UK.

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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.
Definition:Good, Acceptable, Reliable (UK)
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of SOUND in Sentences

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

Example of SOUND Used in a Text


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