raise the roof

idiom

Definition of raise the roof

informal
: to make a lot of noise by playing music, celebrating, shouting, etc. The crowd raised the roof when the winning goal was scored. His mother raised the roof when he came home late.

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“Raise the roof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raise%20the%20roof. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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