- 1making a continuous loud, deep noise All we could hear was the sound of roaring water.
- 2(of a fire) burning with a lot of flames and heat There was a roaring fire in the grate, piled high with logs. Idioms
NAmE//ˈrɔrɪŋ//[only before noun]
to sell a lot of something very quickly The ice-cream vendors were doing a roaring trade.
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extremely drunk and noisy He rolled home roaring drunk at 3 o'clock in the morning.
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a very great success The latest Disneyland has been a roaring success.
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