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roar·ing

 (rôr′ĭng)
adj.
1. Very lively or successful; thriving: a roaring trade.
2. Used as an intensive: roaring drunk.

roar′ing·ly adv.

roaring

(ˈrɔːrɪŋ)
adj
1. informal very brisk and profitable (esp in the phrase a roaring trade)
2. (Historical Terms) the roaring days Austral the period of the Australian goldrushes
3. derogatory informal Irish (intensifier): a roaring communist.
adv
noisily or boisterously (esp in the phrase roaring drunk)
n
4. a loud prolonged cry
5. (Veterinary Science) a debilitating breathing defect of horses characterized by rasping sounds with each breath: caused by inflammation of the respiratory tract or obstruction of the larynx. Compare whistling
ˈroaringly adv

roar•ing

(ˈrɔr ɪŋ, ˈroʊr-)

n.
1. the act of a person, animal, or thing that roars.
2. one or more loud, deep cries or sounds.
3. a disease of horses caused by respiratory obstruction or vocal cord paralysis and characterized by loud breathing.
adj.
4. making or causing a roar, as thunder.
5. brisk; active: a roaring business.
6. complete; utter: a roaring idiot.
adv.
7. very: roaring drunk.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roaring - a deep prolonged loud noiseroaring - a deep prolonged loud noise    
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.roaring - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)roaring - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Adj.1.roaring - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
Adv.1.roaring - extremely; "roaring drunk"

roaring

adjective
1. blazing, burning There was a roaring fire in the grate.
2. huge, great, massive, enormous, fantastic, tremendous, terrific, thorough The auction was promptly declared a roaring success.

roaring

adjective
1. Marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound:
2. Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily:
Translations

roaring

[ˈrɔːrɪŋ]
A. ADJ in front of a roaring fireante un fuego bien caliente
it was a roaring successfue un tremendo éxito
to do a roaring tradehacer muy buen negocio
B. ADV (Brit) he was roaring drunkestaba borracho y despotricaba
C. CPD the Roaring Forties NPL (Geog) → los cuarenta rugientes

roaring

[ˈrɔːrɪŋ]
n
[lion] → rugissement m
[engine] → vrombissement m; [guns] → grondement m
[thunder] → grondement m; [wind] → mugissement m
[crowd] → clameur f
adj
[lion] → rugissant(e)
[engine] → vrombissant(e); [guns] → grondant(e)
[waters] → grondant(e); [wind] → mugissant(e)
a roaring fire → une belle flambée
(= great) to be a roaring success → avoir un succès fou
to do a roaring trade → faire des affaires en or
to do a roaring trade in sth → faire des affaires en or en vendant qch

roaring

adj person, crowd, lion, bullbrüllend; fire in hearthprasselnd; wind, engine, planeheulend; sea, waterfalltosend; thunder, forest firetobend; gun, traffic, noisedonnernd; roaring drunk (inf)sternhagelvoll (inf); the roaring Twentiesdie wilden zwanziger Jahre or Zwanzigerjahre; a roaring successein voller Erfolg, ein Bombenerfolg m (inf); to do a roaring trade (in something)ein Riesengeschäft nt(mit etw) machen
n = roar N a

roaring

[ˈrɔːrɪŋ] adj (lion) → ruggente; (bull) → mugghiante; (crowd) → urlante; (sea, thunder) → fragoroso/a
a roaring fire → un bel fuoco, una bella fiammata
a roaring success → un successo strepitoso
to do a roaring trade → fare affari d'oro
roaring drunk → ubriaco/a fradicio/a