- IPA: /ˈɹɔːɹɪŋ/
- Intensive; extreme.
- Very successful; lively.
- Synonyms: thriving, prosperous, bustling, Thesaurus:prosperous
- The ice-cream sellers did a roaring trade in the midday heat.
- 1903, Robert Barr, The O'Ruddy Chapter 17
- But finally we came to a river with hundreds of boats upon it, and there was a magnificent bridge, and on the other bank was a roaring city, and through the fog the rain came down thick as the tears of the angels. "That 's London," said I.
- present participle of roar#English|roar
roaring (plural roarings)
- A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast; a roar.
- An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion.
- (British Yorkshire, North Midlands, informal) to cry