roaring

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

roaring

  1. Very; intensively; extremely.
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, A Cuckoo in the Nest[1]:
      “[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes like
        Here's rattling good luck and roaring good cheer, / With lashings of food and great hogsheads of beer. […]”
  2. Very successful; lively; profitable; thriving; prosperous.

Verb[edit]

roaring

  1. Present participle of roar.

Noun[edit]

roaring (plural roarings)

  1. A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast; a roar.
  2. An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion.