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División en sílabas: roach
Pronunciación: /rōCH
 
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sustantivo

informal
1North American A cockroach.
[ mid 19th century: shortened form]
Example sentences
  • For your gaming pleasure, a whole new assortment of mutant insects have been created including killer roaches, acid-shooting houseflies and fire ants.
  • Sofia tells them about the horrid and rancid conditions in which she lives, with fleas, vermin, roaches, and about her job cleaning the dirty sheets.
  • When I was a graduate student, the room we were staying in had roaches.
2The butt of a marijuana cigarette.
[ 1930s: of unknown origin]
Example sentences
  • I went from car to car in the lot, going up to people's windows when they pulled in, even people I didn't know, but nobody even had a roach.

Words that rhyme with roach

approach, broach, brooch, coach, encroach, loach, poach, reproach

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División en sílabas: roach
Pronunciación: /rōCH
 
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sustantivo (plural igual)

An edible Eurasian freshwater fish of the minnow family, popular with anglers. It can hybridize with related fishes, notably rudd and bream.
  • Rutilus rutilus, family Cyprinidae
Example sentences
  • I caught another two nice roach before catching a few bream up to over five pounds.
  • A shoal of small roach will appear as a black cloud suspended in mid water.
  • Both had a single bream plus plenty of small roach on feeder tactics.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French roche, of unknown ultimate origin.

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  • cockroach from (early 17th century):

    The early written form of cockroach was cacaroch, from the Spanish cucaracha ‘cockroach’. People adapted the spelling to make it fit in better with the more familiar English words cock and roach (Middle English), the freshwater fish, whose origin is unknown.

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División en sílabas: roach
Pronunciación: /rōCH
 
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sustantivo

Sailing
A curve, in or out, in the edge of a sail, especially in the leech of a fore-and-aft sail.

Origen

late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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  • cockroach from (early 17th century):

    The early written form of cockroach was cacaroch, from the Spanish cucaracha ‘cockroach’. People adapted the spelling to make it fit in better with the more familiar English words cock and roach (Middle English), the freshwater fish, whose origin is unknown.

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