verb (used without object)
to utter a loud, deep cry or howl, as in excitement, distress, or anger.
to laugh loudly or boisterously:
to roar at a joke.
to make a loud sound or din, as thunder, cannon, waves, or wind.
to function or move with a loud, deep sound, as a vehicle:
The automobile roared away.
to make a loud noise in breathing, as a horse.
verb (used with object)
to utter or express in a roar:
to roar denials.
to bring, put, make, etc., by roaring:
to roar oneself hoarse.
a loud, deep cry or howl, as of an animal or a person:
the roar of a lion.
a loud, confused, constant noise or sound; din; clamor:
the roar of the surf; the roar of lively conversation from the crowded party.
a loud outburst:
a roar of laughter; a roar of approval from the audience.
verb (mainly intransitive)
(of lions and other animals) to utter characteristic loud growling cries
(also transitive) (of people) to utter (something) with a loud deep cry, as in anger or triumph
to laugh in a loud hearty unrestrained manner
(of horses) to breathe with laboured rasping sounds See roaring (sense 6)
(of the wind, waves, etc) to blow or break loudly and violently, as during a storm
(of a fire) to burn fiercely with a roaring sound
(of a machine, gun, etc) to operate or move with a loud harsh noise
(transitive) to bring (oneself) into a certain condition by roaring: to roar oneself hoarse
a loud deep cry, uttered by a person or crowd, esp in anger or triumph
a prolonged loud cry of certain animals, esp lions
any similar noise made by a fire, the wind, waves, artillery, an engine, etc
a loud unrestrained burst of laughter
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