informal Do very good business: the cafes on the boulevard were doing a roaring trade the food sellers were doing a roaring trade in spiced sausages
More example sentences
- All the businesses in Crosshaven are doing a roaring trade.
- All the usual entertainments - roundabouts and other such things - were there to entice children, and they seemed to be doing a roaring trade.
- The army of car washers do a roaring trade in cleaning the interiors too, with many people are happy to leave their car unlocked for them while they go shopping.