Definitions for roachroʊtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

roachroʊtʃ(n.)

  1. a cockroach.

    Category: Entomology

  2. Slang. the butt of a marijuana cigarette.

    Category: Pharmacology, Status (usage)

Origin of roach:

1830–40, Amer.; by shortening

roachroʊtʃ(n.)(pl.)roach•es; roach.

  1. a European freshwater fish, Rutilus rutilus, of the carp family.

    Category: Ichthyology

  2. a freshwater sunfish of the genus Lepomis, found in E North America.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of roach:

1275–1325; ME roche < OF, of obscure orig.

roachroʊtʃ(n.)

  1. hair combed up from the forehead in a roll or curve.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing

  2. (v.t.)to clip or cut off (the mane of a horse); hog.

  3. to comb (hair) into a roach.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing

Origin of roach:

1785–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. roach(noun)

    a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead

  2. roach(noun)

    the butt of a marijuana cigarette

  3. R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circle(noun)

    street names for flunitrazepan

  4. cockroach, roach(noun)

    any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests

  5. roach, Rutilus rutilus(verb)

    European freshwater food fish having a greenish back

  6. roach(verb)

    comb (hair) into a roach

  7. roach(verb)

    cut the mane off (a horse)

Wiktionary

  1. roach(Noun)

    A small freshwater fish in the carp family (Cyprinidae), .

  2. roach(Noun)

    A butt of a marijuana cigarette.

  3. roach(Noun)

    The filter of a rolled cigarette or joint, made from card or paper.

  4. roach(Noun)

    a cockroach.

  5. roach(Noun)

    A curve in the bottom of a sail to prevent it snagging deck equipment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roach(noun)

    a cockroach

  2. Roach(noun)

    a European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back

  3. Roach(noun)

    an American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish

  4. Roach(noun)

    the redfin, or shiner

  5. Roach(noun)

    a convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit

  6. Roach(verb)

    to cause to arch

  7. Roach(verb)

    to cut off, as a horse's mane, so that the part left shall stand upright

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. roach

    [Bell Labs] To destroy, esp. of a data structure. Hardware gets toasted or fried, software gets roached. Probably derived from '70s and '80s drug slang; marijuana smokers used ‘roach’ to refer to the unsmokable remnant of a joint, and to ‘roach’ a joint was therefore to destroy it.

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