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Meaning of roar

roar

Pronunciation: (rôr, rōr), [key]
—v.t.
  1. to utter or express in a roar: to roar denials.
  2. to bring, put, make, etc., by roaring: to roar oneself hoarse.
—n.
  1. a loud, deep cry or howl, as of an animal or a person: the roar of a lion.
  2. a loud, confused, constant noise or sound; din; clamor: the roar of the surf; the roar of lively conversation from the crowded party.
  3. a loud outburst: a roar of laughter; a roar of approval from the audience.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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