verb (used without object)
Words nearby roost
Idioms for roost
Origin of roost
OTHER WORDS FROM roostun·roost·ed, adjectiveun·roost·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for roosting
Presumably, Fischer would rather be roosting home in Cambridge, Mass.
They nest frequently in colonies; they migrate in large flocks and can often be seen in great quantities at roosting places.Endurance Test|Alan Douglas
The boys had no chance against her, she shot them down one after another as easily as though they had been roosting pheasants.The Way of All Flesh|Samuel Butler
You didn't expect to find me roosting around out here, did you?Gabriel Tolliver|Joel Chandler Harris
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British Dictionary definitions for roosting (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with roosting
see chickens come home to roost; rule the roost.