Roar in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is roar a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word roar is a Scrabble US word. The word roar is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is roar a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word roar is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

R1O1A1R1

Is roar a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word roar is a Words With Friends word. The word roar is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Roar

You can make 6 words from 'roar' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'roar'

ORRA 4ROAR 4

3 letters words from 'roar'

OAR 3ORA 3

2 letters words from 'roar'

AR 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of roar

roar orar raor aror oarr aorr rora orra rroa rroa orra rora raro arro rrao rrao arro raro oarr aorr orar roar aror raor

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word roar. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in roar.

Definitions and meaning of roar

roar

Etymology

From Middle English roren, raren, from Old English rārian (to roar; wail; lament), from Proto-Germanic *rairāną (to bellow; roar), from Proto-Indo-European *rey- (to shout; bellow; yell; bark), perhaps of imitative origin.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: , IPA(key): /ɹɔː/
  • (General American) enPR: rôr, IPA(key): /ɹɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: rōr, IPA(key): /ɹo(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ɹoə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophone: raw (in non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)

Verb

roar (third-person singular simple present roars, present participle roaring, simple past and past participle roared)

  1. (intransitive) To make a loud, deep cry, especially from pain, anger, or other strong emotion.
    • (Can we date this quote by Dryden and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Sole on the barren sands, the suffering chief / Roared out for anguish, and indulged his grief.
  2. To laugh in a particularly loud manner.
    The audience roared at his jokes.
  3. Of animals (especially the lion), to make a loud deep noise.
    • (Can we date this quote by Spenser and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Roaring bulls he would him make to tame.
  4. Generally, of inanimate objects etc., to make a loud resounding noise.
    • (Can we date this quote by Gray and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      How oft I crossed where carts and coaches roar.
  5. (figuratively) To proceed vigorously.
  6. (transitive) To cry aloud; to proclaim loudly.
    • (Can we date this quote by Ford and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      This last action will roar thy infamy.
  7. To be boisterous; to be disorderly.
    • (Can we date this quote by Bishop Burnet and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      It was a mad, roaring time, full of extravagance.
  8. To make a loud noise in breathing, as horses do when they have a certain disease.
  9. (Britain Yorkshire, North Midlands, informal) to cry

Translations

Noun

roar (plural roars)

  1. A long, loud, deep shout, as of rage or laughter, made with the mouth wide open.
  2. The cry of the lion.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
      The Winkies were not a brave people, but they had to do as they were told. So they marched away until they came near to Dorothy. Then the Lion gave a great roar and sprang towards them, and the poor Winkies were so frightened that they ran back as fast as they could.
  3. The deep cry of the bull.
  4. A loud resounding noise.
    the roar of a motorbike
    • 1944, Ernie Pyle, Brave Men, University of Nebraska Press (2001), page 107:
      "Those lovely valleys and mountains were filled throughout the day and night with the roar of heavy shooting."
  5. A show of strength or character.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Raro, orra

Swedish

Verb

roar

  1. present tense of roa.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • ROAN, (Scots) a roof-gutter.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)