[rooz; Scot. also rœz]Chiefly Scot.
verb (used with or without object), roosed, roos·ing, noun
Origin of roose
1150–1200; Middle English rosen < Old Norse hrōsa to praise
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Related Words for roosingcongratulate, applaud, laud, commend, cajole, endorse, extol, toast, satisfy, glorify, magnify, felicitate, eulogize, sanction, please, hail, worship, soothe, exalt, cheer
c.1200, "to boast;" c.1300, "to praise," Scottish dialect, from Old Norse hrosa "to boast of, to praise." Related: Roosed; roosing. Also as a noun from c.1200.
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