Definition of roached in English:

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Pronunciation: /rōCHt/


1(Especially of an animal’s back) having an upward curve.
2(Of a person’s hair) brushed upward or forward into a roll.
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.
Example sentences
  • Both mares have roached manes for the polo season.
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