Roar and Yell


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Roar verb – To make a long loud deep noise or cry.
Usage example: the car's engine roared as it sped away

Yell is a synonym for roar in rage topic. In some cases you can use "Yell" instead the word "Roar" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like sound, speech, clamour, shout. popular alternative
Nearby Words: roaring, roared, roarer
Synonyms for Roar


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Yell noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: the crowd gave a yell of approval

Roar is a synonym for yell in activity topic. You can use "Roar" instead the word "Yell" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as rage, speech, bay, clamour. popular alternative
Nearby Words: yelled, yelling
Synonyms for Yell

How words are described

fake fake roar fake yell
loud loud roar loud yell
small small roar small yell
guttural guttural roar guttural yell
Other adjectives: huge, little, horrible, unique, mechanical, triumphant, last, mighty, creepy, blood-curdling, iconic.

Common collocations

line roar line yell line
time roar time yell time
defiance roar defiance yell defiance

Both words in one sentence

  • Logo Joke In Tarzan, the Ape Man (the 1981 critical dud starring Bo Derek), Tarzan's yell is in place of the MGM lion's roar.
    Source: Logo Joke
  • Franchise / Tarzan Signature Roar: Tarzan's yell, described in the book as "the victory cry of the bull ape".
  • Western Animation / The Legend of Tarzan Signature Roar: Tarzan often lets out his iconic yell in the show.
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