What does roach mean?

Definitions for roach
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roachnoun

    a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead

  2. roachnoun

    the butt of a marijuana cigarette

  3. R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circlenoun

    street names for flunitrazepan

  4. cockroach, roachnoun

    any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests

  5. roach, Rutilus rutilusverb

    European freshwater food fish having a greenish back

  6. roachverb

    comb (hair) into a roach

  7. roachverb

    cut the mane off (a horse)

Wiktionary

  1. roachnoun

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

  2. roachnoun

    A butt of a marijuana cigarette.

  3. roachnoun

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

  4. roachnoun

    a cockroach.

  5. roachnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roachnoun

    a cockroach

    Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]

  2. Roachnoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]

  3. Roachnoun

    an American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish

    Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]

  4. Roachnoun

    the redfin, or shiner

    Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]

  5. Roachnoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]

  6. Roachverb

    to cause to arch

    Etymology: [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.]

  7. Roachverb

    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

  1. Roach

    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.]

  2. Roach

    rōch, n. a rock: refuse gritty stone.—As sound as a roach, perfectly sound.

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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. roach

    The hollow curvature of the lower parts of upper square-sails, to clear the stays when the yards are braced up.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roach in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of roach in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Harris:

    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.

  2. Blake Collins:

    The fact that she let the roach problem go on was neglect and I have suffered a personal injury.

  3. Kelly Davis Strausbaugh:

    (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.

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