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English noun: roaster

1. roaster (person) a harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment)


SamplesThe honoree gave his roasters as good as he got.


Broader (hypernym)critic


Domain usagehumor, humour, wit, witticism, wittiness

2. roaster (person) a cook who roasts food


Broader (hypernym)cook


Narrower (hyponym)baster

3. roaster (food) flesh of a large young chicken over 3 1/2 lb suitable for roasting


Broader (hypernym)chicken, poulet, volaille


Narrower (hyponym)Oven Stuffer, Oven Stuffer Roaster

4. roaster (artifact) a special cooking pan for roasting


Broader (hypernym)cooking pan, pan









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