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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROARER

An animal that is a roarer should not be used for breeding purposes.

It is to be hoped that he will not turn out a roarer, like the latter.

The roarer, as has been said, was the Colonel; the meanderer was Drinkwater Torm.

"Looks like the funeral of a real, respectable citizen," squeaked Roarer.

Roarer did not disclose that said twins were almost as old as himself.

Roarer thrust his dipper down, but had to reach further than he expected.

Across the street Bronco, Roarer and Holy stood in consultation.

Bronco demanded of Limber and Roarer, who only shook their heads.

Roarer and Bronco slid the freezer until it was outside the door.

Convenience had curtailed these names to Bronc, Holy and Roarer.

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.