Definition and Meanings for roar

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Part of Speech of roar

intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun

Etymology of roar

oe. roren, raren, as. r; akin to g. r, ohg. r. root112

Meaning of roar

as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to cry with a full, loud, continued sound.;to bellow, or utter a deep, loud cry, as a lion or other beast.
  • to cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger.
  • to make a loud, confused sound, as winds, waves, passing vehicles, a crowd of persons when shouting together, or the like.
  • to be boisterous; to be disorderly.
  • to laugh out loudly and continuously; as, the hearers roared at his jokes.
  • to make a loud noise in breathing, as horses having a certain disease. see roaring, 2.

as transitive verb

  • to cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.

as noun

  • the sound of roaring.;the deep, loud cry of a wild beast; as, the roar of a lion.;the cry of one in pain, distress, anger, or the like.;a loud, continuous, and confused sound; as, the roar of a cannon, of the wind, or the waves; the roar of ocean.
  • a boisterous outcry or shouting, as in mirth.
  • No antonyms for roar

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