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Definition of "roaster" [roast•er]

  • One that roasts. (noun)
  • A special pan or apparatus for roasting. (noun)
  • Something, especially a young chicken, that is fit for roasting. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "roaster" in a sentence
  • "It’s nice if the roaster is pretty enough to serve in, although it’s not crucial since you’ll need take the bird out to carve it anyway."
  • "The roaster should be a closed sphere or cylinder."
  • "Directly in front of his roaster was a home-made cooling pan, the sides of which were of wood, the bottom covered with a fine grade of wire screening."