Idioms for max

    to the max, to the greatest or furthest degree; totally: That book is disgusting to the max.

Origin of max

by shortening

Definition for max (2 of 5)

Max
[ maks ]
/ mæks /

noun

a male given name, form of Maximilian.

Definition for max (3 of 5)

MAX

Trademark.

Cinemax: a cable television channel.

Definition for max (4 of 5)

Definition for max (5 of 5)

Roach
[ rohch ]
/ roʊtʃ /

noun

MaxwellMax, 1924–2007, U.S. jazz drummer and bandleader.
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British Dictionary definitions for max (1 of 6)

max
/ (mæks) /

noun informal

the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing
to the max to the ultimate extent
See also max out

British Dictionary definitions for max (2 of 6)

max.

abbreviation for

maximum

British Dictionary definitions for max (3 of 6)

roach1
/ (rəʊtʃ) /

noun plural roaches or roach

a European freshwater cyprinid food fish, Rutilus rutilus, having a deep compressed body and reddish ventral and tail fins
any of various similar fishes

Word Origin for roach

C14: from Old French roche, of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for max (4 of 6)

roach2
/ (rəʊtʃ) /

noun

short for cockroach
slang the butt of a cannabis cigarette

British Dictionary definitions for max (5 of 6)

roach3
/ (rəʊtʃ) /

noun nautical

the amount by which the leech of a fore-and-aft sail projects beyond an imaginary straight line between the clew and the head
the curve at the foot of a square sail

Word Origin for roach

C18: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for max (6 of 6)

Roach
/ (rəʊtʃ) /

noun

Hal, full name Harald Eugene Roach . 1892–1992, US film producer, whose company produced numerous comedy films in the 1920s and 1930s, including those featuring Harold Lloyd and Laurel and Hardy
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