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Verb: roast  rowst
  1. (cooking) cook with dry heat, usually in an oven
    "roast the turkey"
  2. [informal] Subject to laughter or ridicule
    "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday";
    - ridicule, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib [informal], make fun, poke fun
  3. [informal] Strongly criticize
    - slate [Brit, informal], tear to shreds [informal], slam [informal], burn [informal]
Noun: roast  rowst
  1. A piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
    - joint
  2. [informal] Negative criticism
    - knock
Adjective: roast  rowst
  1. (meat) cooked by dry heat in an oven
    - roasted

Derived forms: roasting, roasted, roasts

See also: cooked

Type of: bemock, cook, crit [informal], criticism, critique, cut, cut of meat, mock

Encyclopedia: Roast