Roar



verb (used without object)
1.
to utter a loud, deep cry or howl, as in excitement, distress, or anger.
2.
to laugh loudly or boisterously:
to roar at a joke.
3.
to make a loud sound or din, as thunder, cannon, waves, or wind.
4.
to function or move with a loud, deep sound, as a vehicle:
The automobile roared away.
5.
to make a loud noise in breathing, as a horse.
verb (used with object)
6.
to utter or express in a roar:
to roar denials.
7.
to bring, put, make, etc., by roaring:
to roar oneself hoarse.
noun
8.
a loud, deep cry or howl, as of an animal or a person:
the roar of a lion.
9.
a loud, confused, constant noise or sound; din; clamor:
the roar of the surf; the roar of lively conversation from the crowded party.
10.
a loud outburst:
a roar of laughter; a roar of approval from the audience.
verb (mainly intransitive)
1.
(of lions and other animals) to utter characteristic loud growling cries
2.
(also transitive) (of people) to utter (something) with a loud deep cry, as in anger or triumph
3.
to laugh in a loud hearty unrestrained manner
4.
(of horses) to breathe with laboured rasping sounds See roaring (sense 6)
5.
(of the wind, waves, etc) to blow or break loudly and violently, as during a storm
6.
(of a fire) to burn fiercely with a roaring sound
7.
(of a machine, gun, etc) to operate or move with a loud harsh noise
8.
(transitive) to bring (oneself) into a certain condition by roaring: to roar oneself hoarse
noun
9.
a loud deep cry, uttered by a person or crowd, esp in anger or triumph
10.
a prolonged loud cry of certain animals, esp lions
11.
any similar noise made by a fire, the wind, waves, artillery, an engine, etc
12.
a loud unrestrained burst of laughter

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