Translation of "roar" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɔːr/ us /rɔr/

When a lion or other animal roars, it make a loud, deep sound.

rugir, bramar
The lion roared in its cage.
roar with laughter

to laugh very loudly

reír a carcajadas
noun uk /rɔːr/ us /rɔr/

a loud, deep sound

rugido, clamor
a lion’s roar

(Translation of “roar” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /roː/

to give a loud deep cry; to say loudly; to shout

rugir, bramar; decir a gritos
The lions roared
The sergeant roared (out) his commands.

to laugh loudly

reírse a carcajadas
The audience roared (with laughter) at the comedian’s jokes.

to make a loud deep sound

The cannons/thunder roared.

to make a loud deep sound while moving

bramar, hacer estruendo
He roared past on his motorbike.
do a roaring trade

to have a very successful business; to sell a lot of something

hacer un negocio redondo
She’s doing a roaring trade in/selling home-made cakes.

(Translation of “roar” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)