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1 roast /ˈroʊst/ verb
roasts; roasted; roasting
1 roast
/ˈroʊst/
verb
roasts; roasted; roasting
Learner's definition of ROAST
: to cook (food such as chicken, potatoes, or beef) with dry heat in an oven or over a fire
[+ object]
[no object]
compare bake, grill
: to dry (something, such as a bean or nut) with heat
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object] informal : to be very hot
[+ object] informal : to criticize (someone or something) severely
[+ object] US, informal : to criticize (someone who is being honored at a special event) in a friendly or joking way : to tell jokes or funny stories about (someone)

— roasted

adjective

— roasting

adjective
2 roast /ˈroʊst/ noun
plural roasts
2 roast
/ˈroʊst/
noun
plural roasts
Learner's definition of ROAST
: a piece of meat that is roasted
[count]
[noncount]
see also pot roast
[count] US : an outdoor party at which food is cooked over an open fire
[count] US : an event at which someone is honored and people tell jokes or funny stories about that person in a friendly way
3 roast /ˈroʊst/ adjective
3 roast
/ˈroʊst/
adjective
Learner's definition of ROAST
always used before a noun
: cooked by roasting
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