Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who roars.
  • n. One of a group of young men who would carouse in taverns, then pick brawls on the street for entertainment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, roars.
  • n. A riotous fellow; a roaring boy.
  • n. A horse subject to roaring. See Roaring, 2.
  • n. The barn owl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which roars.
  • n. Specifically— A noisy, riotous person; a roaring boy or girl. See roaring, p. a. [Old London slang.]
  • n. One who shouts or bawls.
  • n. A broken-winded horse. See roaring, n., 2.
  • n. Same as bull-roarer.
  • n. A gas-well from which, a large quantity of gas flows noisily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice

Etymologies

roar +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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