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1roaring

adjective roar·ing \ˈrr-iŋ\

: very loud, active, or strong

Full Definition of ROARING

1
:  making or characterized by a sound resembling a roar :  loud <roaring applause>
2
:  marked by prosperity especially of a temporary nature :  booming
3
:  great in intensity or degree <in the roaring heat> <a roaring success>
roar·ing·ly adverb

Examples of ROARING

  1. <a roaring party that annoyed the neighbors mightily>
  2. <the roaring mining town attracted job seekers eager to share in the boom>

First Known Use of ROARING

14th century

Rhymes with ROARING

2roaring

adverb

: extremely or very

Full Definition of ROARING

:  extremely <was roaring hungry — Herman Wouk>

Examples of ROARING

  1. We had a roaring good time.
  2. <we had a roaring good time at the party>

First Known Use of ROARING

1697

3roaring

noun

Definition of ROARING

:  noisy inhalation in a horse especially upon exercising that is caused by paralysis and muscular atrophy of part of the larynx

First Known Use of ROARING

circa 1823
ROARING Defined for Kids

roaring

adjective roar·ing \ˈrr-iŋ\

Definition of ROARING for Kids

:  very active or strong <a roaring business> <a roaring fire>
Medical Dictionary

roaring

noun roar·ing \-iŋ\

Medical Definition of ROARING

:  noisy inhalation in a horse especially upon exercising that is caused by paralysis and muscular atrophy of part of the larynx—compare grunting, thick wind

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