Complete Definition of "roast"

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English

Etymology
ME. rosten, from OF. rostir (modern: rôtir), of Germanic origin

Pronunciation
AHD|rōst, IPA|/rəʊst/, SAMPA|/[email protected]/
audio|en-us-roast.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-əʊst|-əʊst

Verb
en-verb

  1. to cook food by heating in an oven or over fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance to the food.
  2. to admonish someone vigorously

#:I’m late home for the fourth time this week; my boyfriend will really roast me this time.

Translations
trans-top|to cook food by heating in an oven or fire
Finnish: paistaa, paahtaa, pariloida
German: t+|de|braten
Greek: meat: t|el|ψήνω|scGrek (psíno); coffee: t|el|καβουρδίζω|scGrek (kavurdízo)
Italian: t-|it|arrostire
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Russian: жарить (žárit’) pf, зажарить (zažárit’) impf, поджарить (podžárit’) impf
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trans-top|to admonish someone vigorously
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ttbc|Albanian: skuq
ttbc|Breton: rosta
ttbc|Catalan: rostir
CJKV Characters: 烤
ttbc|Chinese: 烤 (kǎo)
ttbc|Croatian: peći
ttbc|Dutch: roosteren
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ttbc|French: rôtir
ttbc|Hungarian: süt
ttbc|Korean: 굽다 (gupda), 볶다 (bokkda)
ttbc|Portuguese: assar
ttbc|Spanish: asar, rostir
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. having been cooked by roasting

Translations
trans-top|having been cooked by roasting
Chinese: 烘烤 (hōng kǎo)
French: t+|fr|rôti|m, t-|fr|rôtie|f
German: t-|de|gebraten
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Korean: 구이 (gui)
Russian: жареный (žár'enyj)
Spanish: t-|es|asado|m, t-|es|asada|f
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Noun
en-noun

  1. a cut of meat suited to roasting
  2. a roast meal
  3. a comical, light-hearted event where a person is praised by sarcasm and jokes.

Translations
trans-top|a cut of meat suited to roasting
Finnish: t-|fi|paisti
French: t+|fr|rôti|m
German: t+|de|Braten|m
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trans-top|a roast meal
Finnish: t-|fi|paisti
German: t+|de|Braten|m
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Russian: жаркое (žarkóje) n
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ttbc|Chinese: 烘烤 (hōng kǎo)
ttbc|Dutch: braadstuk n
ttbc|Faroese: steik f
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ttbc|Italian: arrosti p
ttbc|Japanese: 焼き肉
ttbc|Korean: 구이 (gui)
ttbc|Romanian: friptură f
ttbc|Spanish: carne asada f

See also
bake
boil
broil
chargrill
fry
grill
joint
poach
toast

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Category:English ergative verbs

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