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Noun: roasting  row-sting
  1. Cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added)
    "the slow roasting took several hours"
Adjective: roasting  row-sting
  1. Feeling uncomfortably hot
    - boiling, sweltering, baking, steaming
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]

Derived forms: roastings

Type of: bemock, cook, cookery, cooking, mock, preparation

Encyclopedia: Roasting