roaring Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a deep prolonged loud noise
roar; thunder; boom.
noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing.
- his bellow filled the hallway
verb make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
- The wind was howling in the trees
- The water roared down the chute
verb utter words loudly and forcefully
- `Get out of here,' he roared
verb emit long loud cries
wail; roar; yawl; yaup; howl; ululate.
- wail in self-pity
- howl with sorrow
verb act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way
- desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town"-R.A.Billington
verb make a loud noise, as of animal
- The bull bellowed
verb laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
adjective satellite very lively and profitable
booming; prosperous; palmy; thriving; prospering; flourishing.
- flourishing businesses
- a palmy time for stockbrokers
- a prosperous new business
- doing a roaring trade
- a thriving tourist center
- did a thriving business in orchids
- roaring drunk
A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast, or of a person in distress, anger, mirth, etc., or of a noisy congregation.
(Far.) An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion; the making of the noise so caused. See Roar, v. i., 5.
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