roach Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “roach” in the English Dictionary

"roach" in British English

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roachnoun [C]

uk   /rəʊtʃ/  us   /roʊtʃ/

roach noun [C] (FISH)

(plural roach) a ​Europeanfish that ​lives in ​freshwater

roach noun [C] (INSECT)

(plural roaches) US informal for cockroach

roach noun [C] (CIGARETTE)

(plural roaches) slang a ​piece of ​card or other ​material used to make the end ​part of a joint (= ​cannabiscigarette) or roll-up (= hand-made ​cigarette), that the ​smoke is ​breathed through
(Definition of roach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"roach" in American English

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roachnoun [C]

 us   /roʊtʃ/
short form of cockroach
(Definition of roach from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “roach”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, (产于欧洲的)斜齿鳊,拟鲤…
in Turkish hamam böceği…
in Russian таракан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, (產於歐洲的)斜齒鯿,擬鯉…
in Polish karaluch…
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