Roach Definition

rōch
roaches
noun
roaches
Webster's New World
Either of two N European freshwater cyprinoid fishes (genus Rutilus)
Webster's New World
Any of various similar American fishes, as the California minnow (Hesperoleucus symmetricus)
Webster's New World
A cockroach.
American Heritage Medicine
The butt of a marijuana cigarette.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
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verb
To brush (a person's hair) so that it arches over into a roll.
Webster's New World
To cut (a horse's mane) so that it stands up.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Roach

Noun

Singular:
roach
Plural:
roaches

Origin of Roach

  • Middle English roche from Old French roce, roche

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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