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English definition of “roaring”

roaring

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/rɔːrɪŋ/
do a roaring trade informal to sell a lot of goods very quickly: The shop opened last September and has been doing a roaring trade since then.
a roaring success something that is very successful: The shares, which typically were only available to institutions, have been a roaring success.
(Definition of roaring from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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