Synonyms of roar in English:

roar


See definition of roar

noun

1‘the roars of the crowd increased in intensity’

SYNONYMS

shout, bellow, yell, cry, howl, shriek, scream, screech

clamour, clamouring

North American informal holler

rare vociferation, ululation

ANTONYMS

whisper

2‘the deafening roar of the wind and the sea’

SYNONYMS

loud noise, boom, booming, crash, crashing, rumble, rumbling, roll, thundering, peal, crack, clap, thunderclap

3‘his claims were greeted with roars of laughter’

SYNONYMS

guffaw, howl, hoot, shriek

gale, peal


verb

1‘‘Get out!’ roared Angus’

SYNONYMS

bellow, yell, shout, bawl, howl, cry, shriek, scream, screech

North American informal holler

rare vociferate, ululate

ANTONYMS

whisper

2‘thunder roared and lightning flashed’

SYNONYMS

boom, rumble, crash, roll, thunder, peal

3‘the movie has left preview audiences roaring’

SYNONYMS

guffaw, laugh heartily, howl with laughter, roar with laughter, shriek with laughter, laugh hysterically, laugh uproariously, be convulsed with laughter, burst out laughing, hoot

informal split one's sides, be rolling in the aisles, be doubled up, crack up, laugh like a drain, be in stitches, die laughing

British informal crease up, fall about

ANTONYMS

weep

4‘a motorbike roared past’

SYNONYMS

speed, zoom, whizz, flash

informal belt, tear, vroom, scorch, zap, zip, burn rubber

British informal bomb