1. [ verb ] make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
Synonyms: howl

"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
Synonyms: thunder

"`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
Synonyms: bellow

"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

Related terms: proceed
8. [ verb ] laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
Synonyms: howl
Related terms: laugh howl bellow
9. [ noun ] the sound made by a lion
Related terms: cry bellow
Similar spelling:   Rory