Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROARED

"Why, it is the hedgerows," roared John, with a shout of laughter.

Mowbray pressed forward to her ear, and repeated all Christie roared.

I roared, whipping out my sword, 'for I am one of his officers.'

He had confidence in the obedience of the sea, this sea that roared around them like a tyrant.

They all roared and wriggled again, so amusing did it seem to them.

"Like a comedy professor with a butterfly-net," roared Lyaeus.

The propeller of the mysterious plane ahead had roared over.

He roared out to the whole company: What folly, Socrates, has taken possession of you all?

Captain Sam Hunniwell put back his head and roared with laughter.

Leaning against the doorpost, he at first chuckled and then roared.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English rarian "roar, wail, lament, bellow, cry," probably of imitative origin (cf. Middle Dutch reeren, German röhren "to roar;" Sanskrit ragati "barks;" Lithuanian reju "to scold;" Old Church Slavonic revo "I roar;" Latin raucus "hoarse"). Related: Roared; roaring.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.