Roll

Word ROLL
Character 4
Hyphenation roll
Pronunciations /ɹəʊl/

Definitions and meanings of "Roll"

What do we mean by roll?

To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over. intransitive verb

To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers. intransitive verb

To travel around; wander. intransitive verb

To travel or be carried in a vehicle. intransitive verb

To be carried on a stream. intransitive verb

To start to move or operate. intransitive verb

To work or succeed in a sustained way; gain momentum. intransitive verb

To go by; elapse. intransitive verb

To recur. Often used with around: intransitive verb

To move in a periodic revolution, as a planet in its orbit. intransitive verb

To turn over and over. intransitive verb

To shift the gaze usually quickly and continually. intransitive verb

To turn around or revolve on an axis. intransitive verb

To move or advance with a rising and falling motion; undulate. intransitive verb

To extend or appear to extend in gentle rises and falls. intransitive verb

To move or rock from side to side. intransitive verb

To walk with a swaying, unsteady motion. intransitive verb

To experience periodic rushes after taking an intoxicating drug, especially MDMA. intransitive verb

The act or result of rolling, or state of being rolled.

A forward or backward roll in gymnastics; going head over heels. A tumble.

Something which rolls.

A swagger or rolling gait.

A heavy, reverberatory sound.

The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.

The oscillating movement of a nautical vessel as it rotates from side to side, on its fore-and-aft axis, causing its sides to go up and down, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching; or the equivalent in an aircraft.

The measure or extent to which a vessel rotates from side to side, on its fore-and-aft axis.

The rotation angle about the longitudinal axis.

The act of, or total resulting from, rolling one or more dice.

A winning streak of continuing luck, especially at gambling (and especially in the phrase on a roll).

A training match for a fighting dog.

(paddlesport) An instance of the act of righting a canoe or kayak which has capsized, without exiting the watercraft, or being assisted.

(paddlesport) The skill of righting a canoe or kayak which has capsized.

Informal to make something at home; manufacture anything non-commercially (descended from the practice of rolling one's own paper-wrapped smoking instruments) Urban Dictionary

Under the influence of XTC. Urban Dictionary

1. to rob, especially a helpless or unconscious drunkard 2. a sex act 3. to start a movie camera Urban Dictionary

A word used to describe a particular person's behavior or idiosyncrasies. Urban Dictionary

Can mean many things but i noticed this one wasnt listed: slang term for a pill of ecstacy. Urban Dictionary

To leave, or to go somewhere. Urban Dictionary

1. (n) ecstasy 2. (v) to be under the influence of ecstasy 3. (v) to construct a cigarette or marijuana cigarette Urban Dictionary

Verb, disparaging usage used with "through" or "by", to move or travel through an area or by a place where you or your kind are not particularly welcome as in a certain community Urban Dictionary

To get owned. (Usually used in the past tense, rolled.) Urban Dictionary

To show your appreciation for the Alabama Crimson Tide Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Roll

The word "roll" in example sentences

In the expressions, The man walks -- The boy plays -- Thunders roll --- Warriors fight -- you perceive that the words _walks, plays, roll_, and _fight_, are _active verbs; _ and you cannot be at a loss to know, that the nouns _man, boy, thunders_, and ❋ Samuel Kirkham (N/A)

Crispy salmon skin roll is good but I feel like it needs more substance, nevertheless the crunchiness and fattiness of it is amazing. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Some of those interviews included that Red Skull would be the main villain in the movie, The Invaders plan to appear and that Johnston is looking at 6 actors currently for the title roll we reported this here. ❋ Unknown (2010)

“For pleasure!” echoed Rollinat with relish, letting the word roll lubriciously around his mouth. ❋ Gyles Brandreth (2009)

I did recognize your voice Steve, and the title roll proved me right. ❋ Steve Perry (2007)

“Dinaaj,” I echo, letting the name roll off my tongue. ❋ Michael Jan Friedman (1999)

She let the title roll off her tongue with bitter sarcasm. ❋ Jordan, Penny (1997)

As they let go of their partners 'hands and went right and left, Peter made his grand dash into the circle, and when the turn of the tune came he was swinging his mother, his father had Tonald's partner, and Tonald was in the centre in the title roll of Tucker, executing some of the most intricate steps that had ever been seen outside of the Isle of Skye. ❋ Nellie L. McClung (1912)

They have the best deals on all Broadway shows, from Amanda Seyfried is rumored to be taking on the title roll in "The Girl With the Red Riding Hood," an upcoming project from "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In this April 9, 2010 photo, Renee Fleming performs the title roll during the final dress rehearsal of Gioachino Rossini's "Armida" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. ❋ Anna (2010)

Whitley stars in the title roll opposite McCaela Donovan as Cunegonde and Ben Rosenblatt as Dr. Pangloss. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Just let the term roll around in your cranium - space salesman. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The delay attendant on calling the roll is part of the obstructionism that makes filibusters so effective. ❋ Unknown (2010)

You might think the name of this roll is a little weird. ❋ Unknown (2008)

I don't buy store-bought [spaghetti sauce]: I roll [my own] [from scratch]. ❋ Jon64Bailey (2013)

"I'm [Rollin'] Balls!!" "Dawg, you [tryin' to roll] tonight?" "Do you know where i can get some [bomb] rolls?" ❋ Nic M. (2007)

They were about [to roll] him, but I [got] there in [time]. ❋ The Return Of Light Joker (2010)

I work [hard] and [party hard]. [That's how I roll]. ❋ Olivesmarch4th (2005)

"Hey, you know where [i can] get any [rolls]?" or "I took some bomb-ass rolls [the other night]!" ❋ Kemiss (2006)

"[Yo], [let's roll] [outta here]" ❋ Uzo (2005)

1. [Let's get] some rolls for the [rave] tonight. 2. I was rolling so hardcore yesterday. 3. That man sure knows how to roll [a joint]. ❋ Shayhm (2009)

The [policeman] told me that he noticed a bunch of punks [rolling through] my neighborhood lately when I was making a vandalism report about my car that was [egged]. ❋ Jon64Bailey (2013)

1: Today in hockey, I got rolled. 2: How? 1: Man you should have seen [face off], I got [elbowed] in the face after getting the [puck]. Then I took a shot and got checked. ❋ Theemissfob (2008)

[Saul] is [rollin] every Saturday for [the tide]. ❋ Schmorgasboard (2010)

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