Definitions for roaringˈrɔr ɪŋ, ˈroʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

roar•ingˈrɔr ɪŋ, ˈroʊr-(n.)

  1. the act of a person, animal, or thing that roars.

  2. one or more loud, deep cries or sounds.

  3. a disease of horses caused by respiratory obstruction or vocal cord paralysis and characterized by loud breathing.

    Category: Veterinary Science

  4. (adj.)making or causing a roar, as thunder.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  5. brisk; active:

    a roaring business.

  6. complete; utter:

    a roaring idiot.

  7. (adv.)very:

    roaring drunk.

Origin of roaring:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boom, roar, roaring, thunder(noun)

    a deep prolonged loud noise

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. roaring(adverb)


    "roaring drunk"


  1. roaring(Adjective)

    Very; intensively; extremely.

  2. roaring(Adjective)

    Very successful; lively; profitable; thriving; prosperous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roaring

    of Roar

  2. Roaring(noun)

    a loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast, or of a person in distress, anger, mirth, etc., or of a noisy congregation

  3. Roaring(noun)

    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

  1. Roaring

    A term applied to the noise sometimes produced in a voltaic arc, when the electrodes are close together and a heavy current is passing.


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