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Noun: roaring  ro-ring
  1. A deep prolonged loud noise
    - boom, roar, thunder
  2. A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    - bellow, bellowing, holla [archaic], holler [informal], hollering [informal], hollo [non-standard], holloa [rare], roar, yowl
Adjective: roaring  ro-ring
  1. Very lively and profitable
    "doing a roaring trade";
    - booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, thriving
Adverb: roaring  ro-ring
  1. Extremely
    "roaring drunk"
Verb: roar  ror
  1. Make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
    "The water roared down the chute";
    - howl
  2. Utter words loudly and forcefully
    "'Get out of here,' he roared";
    - thunder
  3. Emit long loud cries
    "roar with sorrow";
    - howl, ululate, wail, yawl, yaup
  4. Act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way
    "desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town"
  5. Make a loud noise, as of an animal
    "The bull roared";
    - bellow
  6. Laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
    - howl

Derived forms: roarings

See also: successful

Type of: call, continue, cry, emit, express joy, express mirth, go forward, holler [informal], hollo [non-standard], laugh, let loose, let out, make noise, move ahead, noise, outcry, proceed, resound, scream, shout, shout out, squall, utter, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Roaring

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