either of two areas in the ocean between 40° and 50° N or S latitude, noted for high winds and rough seas.
(nautical) the Roaring Forties, the areas of ocean between 40° and 50° latitude in the S Hemisphere, noted for gale-force winds
plural noun 1. the 1920s regarded as a boisterous era of prosperity, fast cars, jazz, speakeasies, and wild youth. Roaring Twenties definition The 1920s in the United States, called “roaring” because of the exuberant, freewheeling popular culture of the decade. The Roaring Twenties was a time when many people defied Prohibition, indulged in new styles […]
adjective 1. (Midland English, dialect) severe: a roarming cold
- Roar up
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) (Austral, informal) to rebuke or reprimand (a person)
noun 1. a contrivance for roasting something, as an oven, a pan for roasting meat, or a machine for roasting coffee beans. 2. a pig, chicken, or other animal or article of a size convenient and grade suitable for roasting. 3. a person or thing that roasts. 4. a guest speaker at a roast. 5. […]