roar

[ rawr, rohr ]
/ rɔr, roʊr /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

to utter or express in a roar: to roar denials.
to bring, put, make, etc., by roaring: to roar oneself hoarse.

noun

Origin of roar

before 900; Middle English roren (v.), Old English rārian; cognate with Old High German rēren to bellow

OTHER WORDS FROM roar

roar·er, nounout·roar, verb (used with object)un·der·roar·er, noun

synonym study for roar

1. See cry.
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British Dictionary definitions for roar

roar
/ (rɔː) /

verb (mainly intr)

noun

See also roar up

Derived forms of roar

roarer, noun

Word Origin for roar

Old English rārian; related to Old High German rērēn, Middle Dutch reren
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