Definition of roached in English:

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roached

Pronunciation: /rəʊtʃt/

adjective

US
1(Of an animal’s back) having an upward curve: the dogs sprang forward with their backs roached
2(Of a person’s hair) brushed upwards or forwards into a roll: he had hair roached down to cover his baldness
More example sentences
  • Paul had roached hair, and a thin nose and yet thinner mouth, but he was a big guy with giant hands that lent him an authority his mind did not altogether deserve.
2.1(Of a horse’s mane) clipped or trimmed short so that the hair stands on end: a big horse with a roached mane
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  • Both mares have roached manes for the polo season.

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