Roasts vs Rousts - What's the difference?

roasts | rousts |


As verbs the difference between roasts and rousts

is that roasts is (roast) while rousts is (roust).

As a noun roasts

is .

roasts

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (roast)
  • Anagrams

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    rousts

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (roust)

  • roust

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to rout out of bed; to rouse
  • * 1884 : (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), Chapter VII
  • *:"Why didn't you roust me out?" / "Well, I tried to, but I couldn't; I couldn't budge you." / "Well, all right. Don't stand there palavering all day, but out with you and see if there's a fish on the lines for breakfast. I'll be along in a minute."
  • To harass, to treat in a rough way.
  • *1962 , , 00:28:45
  • *:My client is an ex-convict. He's been constantly harassed by the police... subjected to extreme mental cruelty and public degradation. He's even been denied an adequate place to live! To be very blunt, gentlemen, my client has been thoroughly rousted .
  • (slang) to arrest
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A strong tide or current, especially in a narrow channel.
  • (Jamieson)

    Synonyms

    * roost, rost

    Anagrams

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