What does Roach mean?
Definitions for Roach
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Roach.
a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
the butt of a marijuana cigarette
R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circlenoun
street names for flunitrazepan
any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
roach, Rutilus rutilusverb
European freshwater food fish having a greenish back
comb (hair) into a roach
cut the mane off (a horse)
A small freshwater fish in the carp family (Cyprinidae), .
A butt of a marijuana cigarette.
The filter of a rolled cigarette or joint, made from card or paper.
A curve in the bottom of a sail to prevent it snagging deck equipment.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
a European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back
an American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish
the redfin, or shiner
a convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit
to cause to arch
to cut off, as a horse's mane, so that the part left shall stand upright
Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rōch, n. a silvery fresh-water fish: a concave curve in the foot of a square sail.—v.t. to arch: to cut short. [O. Fr. roche—Teut.; Ger. roche.]
rōch, n. a rock: refuse gritty stone.—As sound as a roach, perfectly sound.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The hollow curvature of the lower parts of upper square-sails, to clear the stays when the yards are braced up.
To give very little, short change
He roached me on that sack of bud.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Roach is ranked #764 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Roach surname appeared 45,019 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 15 would have the surname Roach.
80.2% or 36,132 total occurrences were White.
13.9% or 6,298 total occurrences were Black.
2.6% or 1,193 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.7% or 792 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 378 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.5% or 225 total occurrences were Asian.
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The numerical value of Roach in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Roach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Roach in a Sentence
The fact that she let the roach problem go on was neglect and I have suffered a personal injury.
(We) got a call from a man who asked, 'Can I donate some dirty socks? Because after 10 years, that’s all my ex left me,' name a Roach.
He's been arguing for 50 years that he got an unfair trial -- the court agreed with him. This is in no small part due to an amazing person who came forward and said she might have gotten the wrong guy in 1973, we really appreciate the work the DA's office did, the consideration of Judge Roach, and the superior court. We're really happy with this outcome.
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Translations for Roach
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- Plötze, RotaugeGerman
- leucisco, rutiloSpanish
- cul de joint, cul, gardonFrench
- RoutaLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- фас, црвеноперкаMacedonian
- கரப்பான் பூச்சிTamil
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