Hay 2 definiciones de roar en inglés:


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  • 1A full, deep, prolonged cry uttered by a lion or other large wild animal.
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    • In a close-up, one of the beasts lets out a mighty roar, and we see a baby sleeping peacefully inside its mouth.
    • There's an odd melody that I remember not liking from when I saw the film, and it doesn't really work that well, although it's not too bad when it's mixed with dinosaur roars.
    • As we leave, echoes of the roar of the king of beasts lingers in the still air over proud and deserted ruins of Hampi.
  • 1.1A loud and deep sound uttered by a person or crowd, generally as an expression of pain, anger, or approval: he gave a roar of rage
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    • Still for the most part, the Dolby Digital Stereo sonics capture the roar of the crowd and the curtness of the commentary very well.
    • I miss live performance, the smell of the bean sprouts, the roar of the crowd.
    • They departed the stage just ahead of Macca and Bono's entrance and an almighty roar from the crowd.
    shout, bellow, yell, cry, howl; clamor
    informal holler
  • 1.2A loud outburst of laughter.
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    • The critic reported that this disclaimer brought a roar of laughter from the audience with which she watched the film.
    • With a roar of laughter and a big round of applause, the soldiers ask if she'll be at the dance.
    • If you have a full house, you hear roars of laughter at certain points.
    guffaw, howl, hoot, shriek, gale, peal
  • 1.3A loud, prolonged sound made by something inanimate, such as a natural force, an engine, or traffic: the roar of the sea
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    • This is an incredibly well-managed track that lets you feel the rumble and roar of the tanker every time it bears down on or overtakes the struggling Plymouth.
    • Two scenes in particular stand out for their use of offscreen space; the first, a shot of a nondescript intersection, which seems unremarkable until the roar of an unseen plane flying very close overhead is deafening.
    • The prolonged moments of near silence in the film produce the aesthetic effect of outlasting the remembered roar of government tanks.
    boom, crash, rumble, roll, thundering


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  • 1 [no object] (Of a lion or other large wild animal) utter a full, deep, prolonged cry.
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    • The beast roars up at you and grabs your neck, dragging you into the swamp with it.
    • The format quickly posed an annoyance - did I really need to endure the MGM lion roaring at the start of every single featurette?
    • He plays the part of the lion that roars onstage in Act 5.
  • 1.1(Of something inanimate) make a loud, deep, prolonged sound: a huge fire roared in the grate
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    • To the right was the interior to the library where a fire was roaring in the fireplace and a bunch of actors were hanging around preparing for their next shoot.
    • The scientist says that when the 2000 fire roared through, the ungrazed pastures fared the worst.
    • As you feel the plane angle back as it approaches the deck you hear the engine roar while the pilot basically floors it.
  • 1.2(Of a person or crowd) utter a loud, deep, prolonged sound, typically because of anger, pain, or excitement: Manny roared with rage
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    • The crowd roars with delight during the whole thing.
    • The Moscow crowd roared with approval.
    • The students roar with approval, and, even though the principal expels her and crosses her name off the ballot, her fellow students vote for her anyway.
  • 1.3 [with object] Utter or express in a loud tone: the crowd roared its approval [with direct speech]: “Get out of my way!” he roared
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    • Terfel roars out his righteous rage and coos his ludicrous love songs with equal aplomb, making the formidable vocal feats seem almost ridiculously easy.
    • Well guys, I would wait and see if the public roars approval before you spend more money, otherwise you may find yourselves well down the food chain.
    • The audience roared its approval.
  • 1.4Laugh loudly: Shirley roared in amusement
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    • We can see the Benedictines roaring with laughter, twisting in their seats, their faces changing color like the chimera's skin was supposed to do.
    • When I saw Marmoolak the theater roared with laughter almost throughout the film.
    • The gags in the movie make the one-liners in the evening sitcoms look recherché, but the packed house I saw the film with roared at every one.
    guffaw, laugh, hoot
    informal split one's sides, be rolling in the aisles, be doubled up, crack up, be in stitches, die laughing
  • 1.5(Of a horse) make a loud noise in breathing as a symptom of disease of the larynx.
  • 2 [no object] (Especially of a vehicle) move at high speed making a loud prolonged sound: a car roared past
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    • A motorcycle roared up the street outside the church, tearing the music, but Anton drew the threads together again, feeling the audience entering the music with him.
    • I remember not being able to stay in the theatre when the bikes came roaring up the road towards the woman and child.
    • All the ideas evident in early German expressionism are applied to the simple design of two cars roaring down a dark and desolate road.
    speed, zoom, whiz, flash; belt, tear, zip, bomb
  • 2.1Proceed, act, or happen fast and decisively or conspicuously: the Clippers came roaring back to outscore the Nets
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    • For a moment the film's ominous underlying theme, parental panic, roars to the surface with great immediacy and clarity.
    • By combining state-of-the-art computer animation with live-action landscapes, you'll marvel as these fearsome creatures roar to life!
    • After various musical interludes, Chase roars into action to blow up the giant radioactive beast.



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  • They built up whole orchestras of crackers, roarers, bubblers, thunderers and bursters.
  • I understand he was at least in an amateur, if not semi-professional way, a lion roarer.
  • Gangs of youthful roarers - sometimes high-born bucks, sometimes apprentices and lower-class types, all usually drunk - roamed city landscapes illuminated only by hand-held torches and lanterns and moonlight.


Old English rārian (verb), imitative of a deep prolonged cry; related to German röhren. The noun dates from late Middle English.

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