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English definition of “roasting”

roasting

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈrəʊ.stɪŋ/ US  /ˈroʊ-/ informal
the act of criticizing someone in an angry way: I got a roasting from Mum for being back late.Talking angrilyChastising and rebuking
(Definition of roasting noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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