Thesaurus

roiling

verb
present participle of roil

Synonyms & Antonyms of roiling

1 to be in a state of violent rolling motion
  • the waters of the gulf tossed and roiled as the hurricane surged toward the shore

Synonyms for roiling

Words Related to roiling

Near Antonyms for roiling

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About roiling

Thesaurus Entries Near roiling

roiled

roiling

roils

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Roiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roiling. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on roiling

Nglish: Translation of roiling for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of roiling for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!