Meaning of “roasting” in the English Dictionary

"roasting" in British English

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roastingadjective

uk /ˈrəʊ.stɪŋ/ us /ˈroʊ.stɪŋ/ also roasting hot

very hot:

It was a roasting summer day.
I'm roasting!

roastingnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈrəʊ.stɪŋ/ us /ˈroʊ.stɪŋ/ informal

(Definition of “roasting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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