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Roaring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    roaring adj
  1. very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids" [syn: booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, thriving]
  2. loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss [syn: deafening, earsplitting, thunderous, thundery] n
  3. a deep prolonged loud noise [syn: boom, roar, thunder]
  4. a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway" [syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, yowl] adv : extremely; "roaring drunk"
Roaring Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Roar \Roar\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Roared; p. pr. & vvb. n. Roaring.] [OE. roren, raren, AS. r[=a]rian; akin to G. r["o]hten, OHG. r?r?n. [root]112.]
  1. To cry with a full, loud, continued sound. Specifically: (a) To bellow, or utter a deep, loud cry, as a lion or other beast. Roaring bulls he would him make to tame. --Spenser. (b) To cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger. Sole on the barren sands, the suffering chief Roared out for anguish, and indulged his grief. --Dryden. He scorned to roar under the impressions of a finite anger. --South.

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  • Roaring River: Roaring River may refer to any of several rivers: In Canada: Roaring River (British Columbia) Roaring River (Manitoba) In the United States: ...
  • Roaring River (North Carolina): The Roaring River is a tributary of the Yadkin River in northwestern North Carolina in the United States Via the Yadkin it is part of ...
  • Roaring Forties: The Roaring Forties is a name given, especially by sailors, to the latitudes between 40°S and 50°S , so called because of the boisterous ...
  • The Roaring Twenties: The Roaring Twenties is a 1939 crime thriller starring James Cagney , Priscilla Lane , Humphrey Bogart and Gladys George . ...
  • Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania: Roaring Spring in Morrisons Cove , is a borough Blair County , Pennsylvania , United States . The population was 2,418 at the 2000 census ...
  • Roaring Lion: Roaring Lion (born Rafael de Leon, Aroquita , Trinidad , British Trinidad and Tobago , 22 February 1908 11 July 1999 date September 2009) ...
  • Roaring Fork River: Roaring Fork River is a tributary of the Colorado River , approximately 70 mi (113 km) long, in west central Colorado in the United States ...

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* When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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