Share this entry

British English: /rəʊst/
American English: /roʊst/

Translation of roast in Italian:


  • 3 (American English) [informal] (entertainment)
    = spettacolo in cui un personaggio famoso viene severamente criticato


transitive verb

  • 2 [informal] (criticize severely)
    criticare severamente, mettere in ridicolo
    to be roasted alive [figurative]
    essere stroncato o demolito

intransitive verb

  • (meat)
    arrostirsi, arrostire
    [informal] [figurative] (in sun, by fire)
    arrostirsi, abbrustolirsi
    I'm roasting! [informal]
    sto morendo di caldo!

Definition of roast in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: