Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun roach

5 senses of roach

Sense 1
roach -- (a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead)
       => hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif -- (the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair))

Sense 2
roach -- (the butt of a marijuana cigarette)
       => butt, stub -- (the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking))

Sense 3
R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circle -- (street names for flunitrazepan)
       => flunitrazepan, Rohypnol -- (a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia)

Sense 4
cockroach, roach -- (any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests)
       => dictyopterous insect -- (cockroaches and mantids)

Sense 5
roach, Rutilus rutilus -- (European freshwater food fish having a greenish back)
       => cyprinid, cyprinid fish -- (soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb roach

2 senses of roach

Sense 1
roach -- (comb (hair) into a roach)
       => comb -- (straighten with a comb; "comb your hair")

Sense 2
roach -- (cut the mane off (a horse))
       => cut off, chop off, lop off -- (remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch")

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