bellow vs roaring what difference

what is difference between bellow and roaring

English

Alternative forms

  • (US, dialectal) beller

Etymology

From Middle English belwen, from Old English bylgian, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to sound, roar), whence also belg (leather bag), bellan (to roar), blāwan (to blow). Cognate with German bellen (to bark), Russian бле́ять (bléjatʹ, baa, bleat).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɛloʊ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɛləʊ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛləʊ

Noun

bellow (plural bellows)

  1. The deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise.

Translations

Verb

bellow (third-person singular simple present bellows, present participle bellowing, simple past and past participle bellowed)

  1. To make a loud, deep, hollow noise like the roar of an angry bull.
    • the bellowing voice of boiling seas
  2. To shout in a deep voice.

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɔːɹɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: roar‧ing

Adjective

roaring

  1. Intensive; extreme.
  2. Very successful; lively.
    Synonyms: thriving, prosperous, bustling; see also Thesaurus:prosperous
    The ice-cream sellers did a roaring trade in the midday heat.
    • 1903, Robert Barr, The O’Ruddy Chapter 17
      But finally we came to a river with hundreds of boats upon it, and there was a magnificent bridge, and on the other bank was a roaring city, and through the fog the rain came down thick as the tears of the angels. “That ‘s London,” said I.

Verb

roaring

  1. present participle of roar

Noun

roaring (plural roarings)

  1. A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast; a roar.
  2. An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion.
  3. (Britain Yorkshire, North Midlands, informal) to cry

Translations


Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial