Definition of 'roar'
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You could build a roaring fire to keep warm and bathe in a natural spring. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a loud roar when he came on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His colleagues roar with laughter and tell him to get real. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Inside are a cosy kitchen and a small sitting room with roaring fire and plush furnishings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was the punch line: the audience roared with laughter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When they score, we hear the roars from the crowd. The Sun (2016)Think roaring log fires, real ales and an unfussy atmosphere. The Sun (2017)There was a pause, then he roared with laughter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)From a dull murmur it swelled into a deep roar, and then sank back into a melancholy throbbing murmur once again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was dark but we heard a roaring sound and then lights of the cars disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Trying to hear him over the roar of engines is the hard part. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And the induction roar was a noise that stirred the soul. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The crowd roared them home as they crossed the line arm in arm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perfect families smiling joyfully in front of roaring log fires? The Sun (2012)The ominous roar grew louder and louder and closer and closer. A Channel of Peace (1993)She was roaring like a lion and rattling. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)She uses a roar of laughter the way other people use punctuation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He could barely hear anything above the roars of what sounded suspiciously like car engines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Peugeot are clearly back on track and the lion is roaring once again thanks to sales success. The Sun (2010)He roared with laughter when he heard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Like taking the cover off a classic car and hearing the engine roar back into life. The Sun (2007)He cupped his ears in celebration to roars from the crowd when it was announced he had secured the bronze medal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The press corps roared its approval. Christianity Today (2000)Think manicured gardens, roaring log fires and discreet service. The Sun (2011)The roar got louder as the tornado approached, then it was on top of us. The Sun (2014)The roar was deep but rising, like machinery going out of control. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The crowd roared approval before departing content after another spectacular display of British pomp and pageantry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Others followed, and the garages soon roared to the sound of beautiful cars. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Until the crowd roared, the official was not going to do anything. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In front of a roaring fire, of course. The Sun (2015)The soft noises of slumber coming from the kitchen were quite comforting until a very alarming, roaring noise boomed down from the hills behind the post. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)
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Translations for 'roar'
British English: roar VERB
vehicle If something, usually a vehicle, roars somewhere, it goes there very fast, making a loud noise.
A police car roared past.
British English: roar VERB
lion When a lion roars, it makes the loud sound that lions typically make.
The lion roared once, and sprang.
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