"roarer" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: roarers [plural] Etymology: roar +‎ -er Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|roar|er}} “roar +‎ -er”
  1. One who roars.
    Sense id: roarer-en-noun-tqIDCpQQ
  2. (archaic) One of a group of young men who would carouse in taverns, then pick brawls on the street for entertainment. Tags: archaic
    Sense id: roarer-en-noun-jQVcOs.h Synonyms (young man who picks brawls): roaring boy Disambiguation of 'young man who picks brawls': 15 83 1
  3. (archaic, slang) A broken-winded horse. Tags: archaic, slang
    Sense id: roarer-en-noun-veN3Loxl

Inflected forms

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