- I ate a piece of toast for breakfast.
A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.
- All toasters toast toast .
A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
- At the reception, there were many toasts from the well-wishers.
(slang) Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
- He was the toast of high society.
(slang, Jamaica) Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
(computing) A transient, pop-up informational window
- If I ever get my hands on the guy that stole my wallet, he’s toast !
* french toast
* propose a toast
* Texas toast
* toast of the town
To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster
- We liked to toast marshmallows around the campfire.
To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
- Top with cheese and toast under the grill for a few minutes.
To warm thoroughly.
- We toasted the happy couple many times over the course of the evening.
(slang, Jamaica) To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
- I toasted my feet by the fire.
(transitive, or, intransitive, or, ergative) To cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance.
To cook by surrounding with hot embers, ashes, sand, etc.
- to roast meat on a spit
* Francis Bacon
- to roast a potato in ashes
(transitive, or, intransitive, or, ergative) To process by drying through exposure to sun or artificial heat
- In eggs boiled and roasted there is scarce difference to be discerned.
- Coffee beans need roasting before use.
To heat to excess; to heat violently; to burn.
- to roast chestnuts or peanuts
(figuratively) To admonish someone vigorously
- roasted in wrath and fire
(figuratively) To subject to bantering, severely criticize, sometimes as a comedy routine.
- I’m late home for the fourth time this week; my mate will really roast me this time.
(metalworking) To dissipate by heat the volatile parts of, as ores.
- The class clown enjoys being roasted by mates as well as staff.
* (to cook) bake, boil, broil, fry, grill, poach, toast
* roasting ear
* roasting jack
A cut of meat suited to roasting
A meal consisting of roast foods.
The degree to which something, especially coffee, is roasted.
(Originally fraternal) A comical event where a person is subjected to verbal attack, yet may be praised by sarcasm and jokes.
- Dark roast''' means that the coffee bean has been roasted to a higher temperature and for a longer period of time than in light '''roast .
* nut roast
having been cooked by roasting
(figuratively) subjected to roasting, bantered, severely criticized