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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. Subject to laughter or ridicule
    "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday";
    - ridicule, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun

Derived forms: roastings

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

Encyclopedia: Roasting