roaring twenties

Definition of roaring twenties

  1. :  the 1920s when referring to the way many people lived then in a wild and lively way

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  making or characterized by a sound resembling a roar :  loud

    :  marked by prosperity especially of a temporary nature :  booming

    :  great in intensity or degree

  1. :  extremely

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

twentyplay twenties
  1. :  the numbers 20 to 29

    :  the years 20 to 29 in a lifetime or century

    :  a 20-dollar bill

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