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 of dancing and dressing, and rejected many traditional moral standards. (See flappers and Jazz Age.)
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. […]
adjective 1. used or suitable to roast. 2. exceedingly hot; scorching: a roasting July. noun 3. a severely critical notice or review; pan. verb (used with object) 1. to bake (meat or other food) uncovered, especially in an oven. 2. to cook (meat or other food) by direct exposure to dry heat, as on a […]