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English adjective: roast

1. roast (meat) cooked by dry heat in an oven


Synonymsroasted


Similarcooked


Antonymsraw


English noun: roast

1. roast (food) a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion


Synonymsjoint


Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat


Narrower (hyponym)beef roast, blade roast, lamb roast, pork roast, pot roast, rib roast, roast beef, roast lamb, roast pork, roast veal, rump roast, standing rib roast, top round, veal roast

2. roast (cognition) negative criticism


Synonymsknock


Broader (hypernym)criticism, critique


English verb: roast

1. roast (change) cook with dry heat, usually in an oven


SamplesRoast the turkey.


ExamplesThe chefs roast the vegetables


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cook


Narrower (hyponym)pan roast


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. roast (communication) subject to laughter or ridicule


SamplesThe satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house.
The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher.
His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday.


Synonymsblackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bemock, mock


Narrower (hyponym)debunk, expose, lampoon, satirise, satirize, stultify, tease









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