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English definition of “roll”

roll

noun (MOVEMENT)    /rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/
[C] an act of rolling on the ground: The dog went for a roll in the grass.Revolving, rotating and spinning a roll in the hay humorous sexual activity that is quick and enjoyable and does not involve serious feelings: I wouldn't sacrifice my marriage for a roll in the hay with a waitress.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual intercourse [U] The roll of a ship or aircraft is its movement from side to side in the water or air.AviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the airSailing and boatingSlanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
(Definition of roll noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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