What does the word roast mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To cook, as in an oven; heat intensely or excessively.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Roasted.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A piece of roast meat.

Usage examples for roast

  1. I have got a nice roast fowl for you." – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. But right there- before supper; and we could smell the roast chicken and coffee, havin' left the stair- door open- right there, before we had visited hardly any, or talked a mite about other wimmen, she begun on what she wanted to do, and what she must do, for the boy. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  3. Then they tried roast lynx and ate a little, and finished with some scraps of cheese and deep draughts of hot water. – Marriage by H. G. Wells