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American English: /ˈroʊstɪŋ/
British English: /ˈrəʊstɪŋ/

Translation of roasting in Spanish:


  • 2 (no plural) [colloquial] (scolding)
    bronca (feminine) [colloquial]
    to give somebody a real roasting
    darle un buen sermón a alguien
    echarle una buena bronca a alguien [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The film's basic story is appealing, and despite the critical roasting, Chaplin tells his story well.
    • If after this you expect a royal roasting, I am sorry to disappoint you: the revival show is still rattling good fun.
    • After that film received a sound critical roasting, he took a break of several years from live action film making, returning to the anime world that was his original home.


  • [colloquial]it's absolutely roasting
    hace un calor que te asas [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The group are required to trek across a roasting hot south Californian desert to reach an American flag some 53 miles away within three days and without getting caught by the Feds.
    • In urban areas, a combination of roasting summers and increased pollution will also begin to take their toll on health, particularly in poor communities where air-conditioning is out of the question.
    • The turkey vulture is not the only opportunist circling in the roasting sun of the Chihuahuan desert.

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