shout, Inf. holler, squall, yell, bellow; growl, snarl; vroom.
2. laugh loudly, guffaw, howl with laughter, laugh hysterically.
3. growl, rumble, roll, thunder, clap; blare, sound, resound, boom, bang, crash; blast, explode, fulminate, detonate, blow up.
-n. 4. deep cry, howl, yowl, scream, shriek, wail; shout, Inf holler, yell, bellow; growl, snarl; vroom.
5. rumble, roll, thunder, thunderclap, crash, blare, bang, boom; blast, explosion, fulmination, detonation, blowup.
6. loud laughter, Inf belly laugh, guffaw, hysterical laughter. roaring, n. 1. howling, yowling, shouting, Inf. hollering, yelling, bellowing; growling, snarling; rumbling, rolling, thundering; blaring, blasting, sounding, resounding, banging, booming.
-adj. 2. brisk, good, successful, profitable, prosperous, halcyon, halcyonic, halcyonian; booming, flourishing, prospering.
3. noisy, rackety, clamorous, clamoring, boisterous, obstreperous, unruly; disorderly, riotous, uproarious, tumultuous, turbulent, pandemonian, pandemonic, pandemoniac, pandemoniacal. -adv. 4. very, really, extremely, completely, absolutely. roast, n. 1. bake, cook, broil, grill, barbecue; brown, toast, dry, sun, sun-dry, parch; heat, torrefy, fire, calcine; char, sear, scorch, burn, singe, scald.
2. Informal, (all often in jest) ridicule, guy, poke fun at or of, make fun of, mock, tease, twit, Inf. kid; joke, jest, banter, badinage, chaff, Inf. josh, Inf rib, Inf fun; taunt, jeer, Inf. rag, gibe, scoff, deride; make a laughingstock out of, haze, abuse, humiliate, embarrass, make a fool of; ride, give [s.o.] a hard time, Inf. jump on, Inf. jump all over, Sl. get on [s.o.'s] case; criticize, pick apart, pick to pieces, Inf. pick holes in; shoot down, Inf. slam, Inf. knock, Inf. pan, Sl. put down, Sl. dump on; haul or rake over the coals, attack, flay, light into, Inf. lace or tear or rip into, Sl. blast, Sl. let [s.o.] have it with both barrels; excoriate, denounce, decry, disparage, belittle, depreciate, minimize. rob, v. 1. burglarize, burgle, Inf. hold up, Sl. stick up, Sl. heist, break in; assault, strong-arm, Inf. mug, Sl. jump, Sl. roll.
2. steal, thieve, pilfer, purloin, finger, filch, Inf. snitch, cabbage, abstract, Chiefly Brit, prig, Euph. borrow; peculate, embezzle, misappropriate, pocket, shark; shoplift, Sl. boost, walk off or away with, Euph. remove, help oneself to, make free with; All Sl. pinch, hook, swipe, hustle, rip off, frisk, crook, cop, lift.
3. plunder, despoil, Archaic, spoil, spoliate, pillage, Chiefly Scot. reive; ravage, harry, rape, maraud, devastate, depredate; ransack, sack, loot, gut, fleece, strip, rifle; raid, foray, forage, prey on or upon; lay waste, desolate, wreak havoc upon.
4. pirate, freeboot, buccaneer, privateer, filibuster, waylay.
5. swindle, defraud, mulct, shark, cheat, fleece, Inf. flimflam, rook, bilk, Inf. welsh, Archaic, chouse, Inf. do out of, Inf. gyp, Inf. bunko, Inf. diddle, Inf. take, Inf. take [s.o.] for a ride, Inf. take [s.o.] to the cleaners, Sl. pluck, Sl. chisel, Sl. clip.
6. victimize, deceive, cozen, dupe, take in, take advantage of, Inf. euchre [s.o.] out of [s.t.]; put [s.t.] across or over on [s.o.], foist, palm off on, Inf. pull a fast one, Sl. screw, Sl. bag.