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roaring

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adjective roar·ing \ˈrȯr-iŋ\

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

roaringly

adverb

Examples of roaring in a Sentence

  1. a roaring party that annoyed the neighbors mightily

  2. the roaring mining town attracted job seekers eager to share in the boom

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First Known Use of roaring

14th century


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roaring

adverb roar·ing

Definition of roaring

  1. :  extremely was roaring hungry — Herman Wouk

Examples of roaring in a Sentence

  1. We had a roaring good time.

  2. we had a roaring good time at the party

First Known Use of roaring

1678


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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

Recent Examples of roaring from the Web

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First Known Use of roaring

1813



ROARING Defined for English Language Learners

roaring

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adjective

Definition of roaring for English Language Learners

  • : very loud, active, or strong

roaring

adverb

Definition of roaring for English Language Learners

  • : extremely or very


ROARING Defined for Kids

roaring

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adjective roar·ing \ˈrȯr-iŋ\

Definition of roaring for Students

  1. :  very active or strong a roaring business a roaring fire


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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