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Synonyms of roar in English:


  • 1 the roars of the crowd increased in intensity
    clamour, clamouring
    North American informalholler
    [Antonyms] whisper
  • 2 the deafening roar of the wind and the sea
    loud noise, boom, booming, crash, crashing, rumble, rumbling, roll, thundering, peal, crack, clap, thunderclap
  • 3 his claims were greeted with roars of laughter
    guffaw, howl, hoot, shriek;
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  • 1 ‘Get out!’ roared Angus
    North American informalholler
    [Antonyms] whisper
  • 2 thunder roared and lightning flashed
    boom, rumble, crash, roll, thunder, peal
  • 3 the movie has left preview audiences roaring
    guffaw, laugh heartily, roar/howl/shriek with laughter, laugh hysterically, laugh uproariously, be convulsed with laughter, burst out laughing, hoot
    informalsplit one's sides, be rolling in the aisles, be doubled up, crack up, laugh like a drain, be in stitches, die laughing
    British informalcrease up, fall about
    [Antonyms] weep
  • 4 a motorbike roared past
    speed, zoom, whizz, flash
    informalbelt, tear, vroom, scorch, zap, zip, burn rubber
    British informalbomb
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