[ UK /ɹˈɔːɹɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɔɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. very lively and profitable
    a palmy time for stockbrokers
    flourishing businesses
    did a thriving business in orchids
    a prosperous new business
    a thriving tourist center
    doing a roaring trade
  1. a deep prolonged loud noise
  2. a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    his bellow filled the hallway
  1. extremely
    roaring drunk
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How To Use roaring In A Sentence

  • Rob also reckons that the south-west coast of Ireland has some of the best sailing grounds in the world - particularly around Roaring Water Bay in West Cork.
  • It's a poor teacher who can only control the class by roaring at the children.
  • They got comfortable on the rocks, with the waves roaring in, lapping at their feet, they stroked their bellies and chattered on about the sea, about stealing a small fishing boat when they should have been in school. September 17 , 2004
  • The brant and bernicle beat their way North against the roaring winds, and man with a different instinct pressed on towards the West. The Girl from Keller's
  • You can just imagine the wind howling round outside while everyone crowds into a stone cottage, a fire roaring in the grate and a group of friends simply playing together for the sheer fun of it.
  • So, have fun eating, drinking and being merry whether it's by a roaring fire or a slightly less picturesque roaring radiator.
  • The Reavers sat near the fire pit they had gathered; one lit the kindling, sparking a roaring fire in the middle of the morning.
  • From the roaring 20's to the beaches of Normandy, it has always had a certain panache.
  • We could not talk above the roaring thunder of machines making material.
  • The immense man, brandishing his recovered certificates, plunged forward to encounter them, shouting in Arabic, hustled them back, kicked them, struck at the camels with a stick till those in front receded upon those behind and the street was blocked by struggling beasts and resounded with roaring snarls, the thud of wooden bales clashing together, and the desperate protests of the camel-drivers, one of whom was sent rolling into a noisome dust heap with his turban torn from his head. The Garden of Allah
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