raise the roof

Definition of raise the roof

informal

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

raiseplay
  1. :  to cause or help to rise to a standing position

    :  awaken, arouse

    :  to stir up :  incite

  1. :  an act of raising or lifting

    :  a rising stretch of road :  an upward grade :  rise

    :  an increase in amount: such as

roofplay
  1. :  the cover of a building

    :  material used for a roof :  roofing

    :  the roof of a dwelling conventionally designating the home itself

  1. :  to cover with or as if with a roof

    :  to provide with a particular kind of roof or roofing

    :  to constitute a roof over


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