Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: roaster
IPA transcription: [ɹ'oʊstɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: roaster
    Meaning: a special cooking pan for roasting
  • Synonyms: roaster
    Meaning: flesh of a large young chicken over 3 1/2 lb suitable for roasting
  • Synonyms: roaster
    Meaning: a cook who roasts food
  • Synonyms: roaster
    Meaning: a harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment); "the honoree gave his roasters as good as he got"
Usage examples
  • There's no law in Christendom against basting a man with a roast pig!" Dick's weapon failed before his anger; and when at length the battered colonel escaped into the door of a friendly dwelling, the victor had nothing in his hands but the hind legs of the roaster.