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roast

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Etymology

Middle English rosten, from Old French rostir (modern: rôtir), of Germanic origin

Pronunciation

Adjective

roast (not comparable)

Positive
roast

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. having been cooked by roasting

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Noun

Singular
roast

Plural
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roast ({{{1}}})


  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.

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Verb

Infinitive
to roast

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to roast (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  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.

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