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Meaning of ROARING

Pronunciation:  'rowring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
  2. [n]  a deep prolonged loud noise
  3. [adv]  extremely; "roaring drunk"
  4. [adj]  loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
  5. [adj]  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"
 

ROARING is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: bellow, bellowing, boom, booming, deafening, earsplitting, flourishing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, loud, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roar, roar, successful, thriving, thunder, thunderous, thundery, yowl
 
 See Also: call, cry, noise, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Roar"ing\, n.
1. A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast, or of
   a person in distress, anger, mirth, etc., or of a noisy
   congregation.

2. (Far.) 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.

 

 

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