roar|ing «RR ihng, ROHR-», adjective, adverb, noun.
1. that roars; extremely loud: »

a roaring lion, a roaring wind.

2. characterized by noise or revelry; riotous: »

a roaring party.

3. Informal. brisk; successful: »

a roaring trade.

extremely; thoroughly: »

roaring drunk.

1. the act of a person or thing that roars.
2. a loud cry or sound.
3. a disease of horses that causes them to breathe loudly.
roar´ing|ly, adverb.

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