|1.||[ verb ] make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles|
"The wind was howling in the trees" "The water roared down the chute"
|Related terms:||make_noise yawp vroom thunder howl|
|2.||[ noun ] a deep prolonged loud noise|
|Synonyms:||thunder roaring boom|
|Related terms:||noise thunder boom|
|3.||[ verb ] utter words loudly and forcefully|
"`Get out of here,' he roared."
|Related terms:||shout boom bellow|
|4.||[ verb ] emit long loud cries|
|Synonyms:||wail howl yawl ululate|
"wail in self-pity", "howl with sorrow"
|Related terms:||shout squall howl bellow wailing wailer|
|5.||[ noun ] a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)|
|Synonyms:||hollering bellow holler yowl yowling roaring hollo holloa holla bellowing|
"his bellow filled the hallway"
|Related terms:||cry shout bawl howl thunder holler bellow howl hollo|
|6.||[ verb ] make a loud noise, as of animal|
"The bull bellowed"
|Related terms:||utter bellow|
|7.||[ 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
|8.||[ verb ] laugh unrestrainedly and heartily|
|Related terms:||laugh howl bellow|
|9.||[ noun ] the sound made by a lion|
|Related terms:||cry bellow|