Roaring - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɔːrɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word roaring
Brit.  |ˈrɔːrɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word roaring
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to roar

noun

- a deep prolonged loud noise (syn: boom, roar, thunder)
- a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal) (syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, yowl)

adverb

- extremely

adjective

- very lively and profitable(syn: booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, thriving)

Examples

...a roaring party that annoyed the neighbors mightily...

...the roaring mining town attracted job seekers eager to share in the boom...

We had a roaring good time.

...we had a roaring good time at the party...

A roaring fire was in the grate.

The show was a roaring success.

The joke got the crowd roaring.

...the roaring cataract is one of the park's most majestic sights...

...we refused to be demoralized by our humiliating defeat and vowed to come roaring back the following week...

It's a poor teacher who can only control the class by roaring at the children.

Mr Trotter sat by the roaring fire.

By this time, Michael was roaring with laughter.

The stallholders were doing a roaring trade in burgers.

The new musical has been a roaring success.

the icy river plunged, roaring, into the moulin's blue depths

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