[ verb ] make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
"The wind was howling in the trees" "The water roared down the chute"
Used in print(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
What did it matter_to him that the park at the foot of Ash_Road stretched beneath elevated trains that roared from the stucco station into the city 's center at half-hour intervals ?
[ noun ] a deep prolonged loud noise
Used in print(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)
The control_tower gave him immediate take-off permission , and the clean roar of the engine that took him off the rough strip spoke well of the skill of Donovan .(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
The way his red rubber lips were stretched across his pearly little teeth I though he was only having a little joke , but , no , he wanted me to bend down from the roar of wind so he could roar something into my ear .(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)
Through the splash of the rising waters , they could hear the roar of the river as it raged through its canyon , gnashing big chunks out of the banks .
[ verb ] utter words loudly and forcefully
"`Get out of here,' he roared."
Used in print(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
The way his red rubber lips were stretched across his pearly little teeth I though he was only having a little joke , but , no , he wanted me to bend down from the roar of wind so he could roar something into my ear .
[ verb ] emit long loud cries
"wail in self-pity", "howl with sorrow"
Used in print(The Wall Street Journal,...)
And in the role of Will Danaher , Philip_Bosco roars and sneers sufficiently to intimidate not_only one American but the whole British army , if he chose .(Ernest Becker, Zen: A Rational Critique. New York: W.W....)
They went along the pass talking with each other for a short while until they came to a river roaring with torrent .(Cordwainer Smith, "A Planet Named Shayol,"...)
He spoke through the public address box built into the cabin , and his gigantic voice roared out over the empty plain , so_that the pink herd of talking people stirred gently in their happiness and wondered what their friend B ' dikkat might be wanting to tell them .
[ noun ] a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
"his bellow filled the hallway"
Used in print(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
With a roar of pain and fury Jess made his attack .
[ verb ] 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