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Definition of roar:

  1. A boisterous outcry or shouting, as in mirth.
  2. A loud, continuous, and confused sound; as, the roar of a cannon, of the wind, or the waves; the roar of ocean.
  3. The cry of one in pain, distress, anger, or the like.
  4. The deep, loud cry of a wild beast; as, the roar of a lion.
  5. The sound of roaring.
  6. To be boisterous; to be disorderly.
  7. To bellow, or utter a deep, loud cry, as a lion or other beast.
  8. To cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.
  9. To cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger.
  10. To cry with a full, loud, continued sound.
  11. To laugh out loudly and continuously; as, the hearers roared at his jokes.
  12. To make a loud noise in breathing, as horses having a certain disease. See Roaring, 2.
  13. To make a loud, confused sound, as winds, waves, passing vehicles, a crowd of persons when shouting together, or the like.


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