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roaring

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adjective roar·ing \ˈrȯr-iŋ\

Simple Definition of roaring

  • : very loud, active, or strong

Full Definition of roaring

  1. 1 :  making or characterized by a sound resembling a roar :  loud <roaring applause>

  2. 2 :  marked by prosperity especially of a temporary nature :  booming

  3. 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>



14th Century

First Known Use of roaring

14th century

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roaring

adverb roar·ing

Simple Definition of roaring

  • : extremely or very

Full Definition of roaring

  1. :  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>



1697

First Known Use of roaring

1697


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roaring

noun roar·ing

Definition of roaring

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



Circa 1823

First Known Use of roaring

circa 1823


Medical Dictionary

roaring

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noun roar·ing \-iŋ\

Medical Definition of roaring

  1. :  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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