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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.

Synonyms:

windfall, shriek, bonanza, yell, barrage, smack, scream, detonation, ululate, boom, wrawl, clash, gold rush, ejaculate, halloo, yawp, break up, shout, explosion, holla, vociferate, hollering, manna from heaven, thunder, noise, laughter, whimper, holloa, scag, nose drops, hell dust, howl, bellowing, bang, exclaim, wail, microphone boom, godsend, bunce, hollo, mewl, roaring, guffaw, whoop, yammer, yaup, yowl, pule, hollow, gravy, big H, rumble, reverberation, skag, yawl, bellow, holler.

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