Slang. the butt of a marijuana cigarette.
Other definitions for roach (2 of 4)
a European freshwater fish, Rutilus rutilus, of the carp family.
any of various similar fishes, as the golden shiner.
a freshwater sunfish of the genus Lepomis, found in eastern North America.
Other definitions for roach (3 of 4)
the upward curve at the foot of a square sail.
(loosely) a convexity given to any of the edges of a sail; round.
hair combed up from the forehead or temples in a roll or high curve.
to clip or cut off (the mane of a horse); hog.
to comb (hair) into a roach.
Other definitions for Roach (4 of 4)
Maxwell "Max", 1924–2007, U.S. jazz drummer and bandleader.
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How to use roach in a sentence
roach shared his curated list of the best synthetic experiences of the last year or so, as he does his homework to find the right opportunities for SCS’ clients like Míele appliances or Vans sneakers.Media Buying Briefing: Synthetic experiences outgrow their novelty status as they attract more brands | Michael Bürgi | June 14, 2021 | Digiday
A single sticky-end strand can’t jerk a heavy roach into the air.Tiny spider uses silk to lift prey 50 times its own weight | Susan Milius | March 26, 2021 | Science News For Students
A single sticky-end strand can’t jerk a heavy roach into the air, so when prey bumps the silk, the resident spider rushes to add extra strands to its big catch.How a tiny spider uses silk to lift prey 50 times its own weight | Susan Milius | February 3, 2021 | Science News
In one case, a prisoner at Stateville Correctional Center filed a grievance to complain about roaches crawling over him as he slept.The Way Prisoners Flag Guard Abuse, Inadequate Health Care and Unsanitary Conditions Is Broken | by Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ | December 2, 2020 | ProPublica
“We’ve got data that’s confirmed both the saving and current account dynamic in a much more dramatic fashion than even I was looking for,” roach told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday.‘It’s all about the dollar:’ As the greenback strengthens, the markets tumble | Bernhard Warner | September 24, 2020 | Fortune
The best answer Sutton offers is a statement by the preacher John roach Stratton back in 1918.
Will crunchy parents be running to the pet stores for roach farms?More Germs, Less Asthma? Study Shows Babies Exposed to Bacteria and Dander at Less Risk | Brandy Zadrozny | June 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You are what you eat,” roach writes, “but more than that, you are how you eat.
“Sure,” the one guy says, and passes over a roach (the end of a joint).Getting a Mile High: Legally Stoned in Colorado After Initiative 64 | Winston Ross | January 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each bowed his or her head, and roach responded in turn with a warm, toothy smile.
The sun first sees the brook in the meadow where some roach swim under a bulging root of ash.The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
A flash of silver through the air, then a puff of wind, and a red-finned, black-backed roach of about 8-oz.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2 | Various
The Chub always liking their fly tied large, the Dace and roach preferring theirs small.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2 | Various
Its stomach contained fragments of beetles and a large roach.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala | William E. Duellman
The Broads and rivers abound with bream and roach; and there are pike, perch, and eels.
British Dictionary definitions for roach (1 of 4)
a European freshwater cyprinid food fish, Rutilus rutilus, having a deep compressed body and reddish ventral and tail fins
any of various similar fishes
British Dictionary definitions for roach (2 of 4)
short for cockroach
slang the butt of a cannabis cigarette
British Dictionary definitions for roach (3 of 4)
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
British Dictionary definitions for Roach (4 of 4)
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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