The nanas and poppies and grannies and grampses who flocked there to roast in the sun.
This not-too-sweet kugel makes a fine accompaniment for roast chicken.
Ted loved to roast, and the more you loved him, the more he roasted you.
He claimed his plans to kidnap and roast women was merely fantasy.
Courtney Love Crashes Pamela Anderson's roast This list wouldn't be complete without at least one Courtney Love episode.
Rub it over with a piece of butter, strew it with a little chopped sage and a few bread crumbs, and roast it in a Dutch oven.
The lotus is a leguminous plant—so excellent for the salad—not for the roast.
But nevertheless she would feed herself in the middle of the day, having a roast fowl with bread sauce in her own room.
A roast of beef meant a visit, in Dr. Ed's modest-paying clientele.
So the roast mutton was ready, and all the children dined very heartily.
late 13c., "to cook by dry heat," from Old French rostir "to roast, burn" (Modern French rôtir), from Frankish *hraustjan (cf. Old High German rosten, German rösten, Middle Dutch roosten "to roast"), originally "cook on a grate or gridiron," related to Germanic words meaning "gridiron, grate;" cf. German Rost, Middle Dutch roost.
Intransitive sense "be very hot, be exposed to great heat" is from c.1300. The meaning "make fun of in an affectionate way" is from 1710. From the same source as roster. Related: Roasted; roasting. Roast beef first recorded 1630s (cf. French rosbif, from English).
early 14c., "meat roasted or for roasting;" see roast (v.). Meaning "a roasting" is from 1580s. Sense of "an unmerciful bantering" is from 1740.
: this national love for a good ''roast,'' this spirit of mockery
To make fun of; ridicule; insult, often in an affectionate way: had been roasted often by the critics as a ham (1710+)