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Definition of Roar


  1. To cry with a full, loud, continued sound.
  2. To bellow, or utter a deep, loud cry, as a lion or other beast.
  3. To cry loudly, as in pain, distress, or anger.
  4. To make a loud, confused sound, as winds, waves, passing vehicles, a crowd of persons when shouting together, or the like.
  5. To be boisterous; to be disorderly.
  6. To laugh out loudly and continuously; as, the hearers roared at his jokes.
  7. To make a loud noise in breathing, as horses having a certain disease. See Roaring, 2.
  8. To cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.
  9. The sound of roaring.
  10. The deep, loud cry of a wild beast; as, the roar of a lion.
  11. The cry of one in pain, distress, anger, or the like.
  12. A loud, continuous, and confused sound; as, the roar of a cannon, of the wind, or the waves; the roar of ocean.
  13. A boisterous outcry or shouting, as in mirth.

Roar Quotations

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
Winston Churchill

I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
John Steinbeck

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.
Douglas MacArthur

If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
George Eliot

I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
Helen Reddy
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Roar Translations

roar in Dutch is bulderen, brullen, loeien, daveren
roar in Italian is ruggito, ruggire
roar in Latin is mugio, rudo, latro
roar in Portuguese is rugido
roar in Spanish is rugido, bramar

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