Definition & Synonyms

• Roaring

  1. (p. pr. & vvb. n.) of Roar
  2. (n.) An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion; the making of the noise so caused. See Roar, v. i., 5.
  3. (n.) A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast, or of a person in distress, anger, mirth, etc., or of a noisy congregation.

Bellow, Bellowing, Boom, Booming, Deafening, Flourishing, Holla, Hollo, Holloa, Palmy, Prospering, Prosperous, Roar, Thriving, Thunder, Thunderous, Thundery, Yowl,

• Roaring forties

  1. () The middle latitudes of the southern hemisphere. So called from the boisterous and prevailing westerly winds, which are especially strong in the South Indian Ocean up to 50í S.