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roast

noun

1 roast

A piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion.

synonym: joint.

Dutch: gebraad, roti
Polish: pieczeń



2 roast

Negative criticism.

synonym: knock.

Dutch: klap

verb

1 roast

Cook with dry heat, usually in an oven.

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... show more

Dutch: branden, grillen, roosteren

2 roast

Subject to laughter or ridicule:
— His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday.

synonyms: blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule.

Roget 856: ridicule, deride, mock, taunt; snigger; laugh in one's sleeve; tease [ridicule lightly], badinage, banter, rally, chaff, joke, ... show more

Roget 929: hold in disrespect etc. (despise) 930; misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve; ... show more

Dutch: bespotten, ridiculiseren

adjective

1 roast

meat Cooked by dry heat in an oven.

synonym: roasted.


Moby thesaurus: Chateaubriand, aspic, assail, attack, bake, baked, banter, barbecue, baste, be in heat, blade roast, blanch, blaze, blister, bloom, boil, boiled, boiled meat, bouilli, braise ... show more.

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