roar

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
roar

Plural
roars

  1. A roar is a loud sound that some animals make, for example lions and tigers
    We heard the lion's roar from more than a kilometer away.

Verb[change]

Plain form
roar

Third-person singular
roars

Past tense
roared

Past participle
roared

Present participle
roaring

  1. If an animal, for example a lion or tiger, roars, then it makes a loud sound.
    I felt scared when I heard the tiger roar in the zoo.
  2. If a person roars, it means they make a loud shouting sound, similar to a lion or tiger or similar animal.
  3. He roared with laughter at the funny joke.