Definitions of roar

  1. To cry with a full, loud, continued sound; to bellow; to cry aloud; to make a loud noise.
  2. To utter a roar; vociferate.
  3. To cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.
  4. To utter with a full, prolonged sound.
  5. To cry with a full, loud, continued sound.
  6. To bellow, or utter a deep, loud cry, as a lion or other beast.
  7. To cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger.
  8. To make a loud, confused sound, as winds, waves, passing vehicles, a crowd of persons when shouting together, or the like.
  9. To laugh out loudly and continuously; as, the hearers roared at his jokes.
  10. To make a loud noise in breathing, as horses having a certain disease. See Roaring, 2.
  11. To cry with a loud, full, deep sound; as, a lion roars; to cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger; to laugh loudly; to make a loud, confused noise, as wind, waves, passing vehicles, etc.
  12. To utter a full, loud sound: to cry, as a beast: to cry aloud: to bawl.
  13. To utter a lond and deep sound; cry as a beast; bawl.
  14. laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
  15. act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way; " desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town"- R. A. Billington
  16. utter words loudly and forcefully; "` Get out of here, ' he roared"
  17. To shout out.
  18. To utter a deep loud cry, as a large animal; to give forth a loud and deep continuous noise; to cry aloud; to bawl.
  19. the sound made by a lion
  20. The sound of roaring.
  21. The deep, loud cry of a wild beast; as, the roar of a lion.
  22. The cry of one in pain, distress, anger, or the like.
  23. A loud, continuous, and confused sound; as, the roar of a cannon, of the wind, or the waves; the roar of ocean.
  24. A boisterous outcry or shouting, as in mirth.
  25. The deep, full cry of a large animal; as, the roar of a lion; a cry, as of distress; any loud, confused noise; as, the roar of battle; loudly expressed mirth; as, a roar of laughter.
  26. A full, loud sound: the cry of a beast: an outcry of mirth, esp. of laughter.
  27. A full, prolonged, resonant cry, as of a beast; any loud, prolonged sound, as of waves.
  28. Roarer.
  29. The deep full cry of a large animal; any deep loud noise of some continuance; the howling of a tempest; the sound of stormy waves of the sea.