Roar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɔːr|  American pronunciation of the word roar
Brit.  |rɔː|  British pronunciation of the word roar


- a deep prolonged loud noise (syn: boom, roaring, thunder)
- a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal) (syn: bellow, holla, holler, hollo, holloa, roaring, yowl)
- the sound made by a lion


- make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles (syn: howl)
The water roared down the chute
- utter words loudly and forcefully (syn: thunder)
'Get out of here,' he roared
- emit long loud cries (syn: howl, ululate, wail, yaup, yawl)
- act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way
desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town
- make a loud noise, as of animal (syn: bellow)
- laugh unrestrainedly and heartily (syn: howl)

Extra examples

We heard a lion roar in the distance.

The joke got the crowd roaring.

The crowd roared its approval.

She roared at him for being late.

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

We heard a lion roar.

The engines roared.

'Get out of my house!' he roared.

The crowd roared in delight.

By this time, Michael was roaring with laughter.

The car roared off down the road.

He let out a roar of laughter.

The water roared down the chute

'Get out of here,' he roared

...spineless seamen who trembled at the first roar of the cannon...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: roar
he/she/it: roars
present participle: roaring
past tense: roared
past participle: roared
singular: roar
plural: roars
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