Meaning of ROASTING in English


I. roast ‧ ing 1 /ˈrəʊstɪŋ $ ˈroʊ-/ BrE AmE adjective

1 . ( also ˌroasting ˈhot ) informal very hot, especially so that you feel uncomfortable:

a roasting hot day

I’m absolutely roasting in this suit.

2 . [only before noun] used for roasting food:

a roasting dish

II. roasting 2 BrE AmE noun

give somebody/get a roasting British English informal if you give someone a roasting, you tell them angrily that you disapprove of their behaviour:

He got a roasting from angry fans.

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