Definitions for roaringˈrɔr ɪŋ, ˈroʊr-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
roar•ingˈrɔr ɪŋ, ˈroʊr-(n.)
the act of a person, animal, or thing that roars.
one or more loud, deep cries or sounds.
a disease of horses caused by respiratory obstruction or vocal cord paralysis and characterized by loud breathing.
Category: Veterinary Science
(adj.)making or causing a roar, as thunder.
Category: Animal Behavior
a roaring business.
a roaring idiot.
Origin of roaring:
boom, roar, roaring, thunder(noun)
a deep prolonged loud noise
bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl(adj)
a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
"his bellow filled the hallway"
booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving(adverb)
very lively and profitable
"flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
Very; intensively; extremely.
Very successful; lively; profitable; thriving; prosperous.
a loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast, or of a person in distress, anger, mirth, etc., or of a noisy congregation
an affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion; the making of the noise so caused. See Roar, v. i., 5
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A term applied to the noise sometimes produced in a voltaic arc, when the electrodes are close together and a heavy current is passing.