Complete Definition of "roar"

see|Roar
English

Etymology
Old English rarian|rārian, from Germanic. Cognate with German röhren.

Pronunciation
(UK): IPA|/rɔː/, SAMPA|/rO:/
(US): AHD|rôr, IPA|/roʊr/, /rɔːr/, SAMPA|/rO:r/
audio|en-us-roar.ogg|Audio (US)
*rhymes:English:-ɔː(r)|Rhymes: -ɔː(r)

Verb
en-verb

  1. To make a loud, deep cry, especially from pain, anger, or other strong emotion.
  2. Of animals (especially the lion), to make a loud deep noise.
  3. Generally, of inanimate objects etc., to make a loud resounding noise.

Translations
trans-top|To make loud deep cry of emotional
Finnish: karjaista, ärjäistä
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Kurdish: KUchar|نه‌ڕاندن
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trans-top|Of animals
Norwegian: t-|no|brøle
Spanish: rugir
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ttbc|French: rugir
ttbc|Italian: ruggire|ruggìre
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ttbc|Spanish: bramar
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Noun
en-noun

#A long, loud, deep shout made with the mouth wide open.
#The cry of the lion.
#The deep cry of the bull.
#The sound of a motorbike or a similar engine.
#A show of strength or character.

Translations
trans-top|A long, loud, deep shout made with the mouth wide open
Finnish: karjaisu, ärjäisy
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Italian: ruggìto m
Norwegian: t-|no|brøl|n
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trans-top|The cry of the lion
French: rugissement m
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Italian: ruggìto m
Norwegian: t-|no|brøl|n
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trans-top|The deep cry of the bull
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trans-top|The sound of a motorbike or a similar engine
Italian: rombo m
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Norwegian: t-|no|brøl|n
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trans-top|A show of strength or character
Finnish: ärjäisy
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ttbc|Chinese Characters: æ¼°
ttbc|Polish: ryk m
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ttbc|Spanish: rugido m
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Category:Animal sounds

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