Definition of roar someone up in English:

roar someone up


  • Berate or reprimand someone.

    ‘he roared me up and asked the sergeant for my name’
    • ‘How rude and unprofessional! I was so mad, I called them out and roared them up.’
    • ‘The boys are very amused when I roar him up and ask why the hell he hasn't brought his uncle back anything.’
    • ‘Nory went over, assessed the situation, and got on the Utilities officer and roared him up.’
    • ‘My doctor pal roared me up and said I was overweight and under-blooded’
    • ‘Just roar her up. You know, tell her the cops'll come, or she'll go to hell or something.’