a perch upon which birds or fowls rest at night.
a large cage, house, or place for fowls or birds to roost in.
a place for sitting, resting, or lodging.
verb (used without object)
to sit or rest on a roost, perch, etc.
to settle or stay, especially for the night.
come home to roost, (of an action) to revert or react unfavorably to the doer; boomerang:
an evil deed that came home to roost and ruined his life.
rule the roost, to be in charge or control; dominate:
It was only too apparent that his grandfather ruled the roost.
a place, perch, branch, etc, where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
a temporary place to rest or stay
rule the roost, See rule (sense 20)
(intransitive) to rest or sleep on a roost
(intransitive) to settle down or stay
come home to roost, to have unfavourable repercussions
the Roost, a powerful current caused by conflicting tides around the Shetland and Orkney Islands
noun 1. the male of domestic fowl and certain game birds; cock. 2. a representation of this bird, used as an emblem of the Democratic Party from 1842 to 1874. 3. Informal. a cocky person. noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) the male of the domestic fowl; a cock
noun, plural roosterfishes (especially collectively) roosterfish. 1. a large, edible fish, Nematistius pectoralis, inhabiting the warmer waters of the Pacific Ocean, having the first dorsal fin composed of brightly colored filamentous rays.
noun 1. the wake thrown up behind a speeding boat or the dust thrown up behind a speeding vehicle.
noun 1. a perch upon which birds or fowls rest at night. 2. a large cage, house, or place for fowls or birds to roost in. 3. a place for sitting, resting, or lodging. verb (used without object) 4. to sit or rest on a roost, perch, etc. 5. to settle or stay, especially for […]