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1. n. a police officer. (Derogatory. From cockroach.) A roach caught him while he was at work.
2. n. the butt end of a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) The cops found a roach on the bathroom floor.
3. n. an ugly girl or woman. (Derogatory. From cockroach.) Who was that roach you were with last night?

roach clip

and roach pick
n. a device to hold a roach and make it smokable. (Drugs.) When the cops find a roach clip on you, you’ve had it. He held the roach on a paper clip “roach pick.”
See also: clip, roach

roach pick

See also: pick, roach


n. a mobile snack truck. (The term was revived in the Persian Gulf War.) The roach-coach pulled up in front of the dorm every night about eleven.


mod. hungover; exhausted. (Perhaps the notion of being down to the roach sense 2, and therefore, exhausted.) I’m roached. I feel lousy.
See also: roach
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Manny's legs were really good in the fight and Floyd's weren't in his last fight," Roach stated when asked of his ward's chances against the undefeated Mayweather.
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And if a shooter were to take hostages for an extended period of time, Roach acknowledges, the security team would take second seat to local police agencies.
He has made farce a specialty by giving actors room to craft absurd, heightened situations that Roach enjoys stretching toward calamity - like slow-motion train wrecks.
Roach, of city centre Sparling Street, was charged with further offences of raping and kidnapping a second woman.
After deliberating for part of Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, the jury found in favor of Roach and rejected claims brought by Gregorio Asuncion and his wife, Allyson, in a lawuit.
Ken Roach, MBE, first became a councillor on the former Bedlingtonshire Urban District Council in 1955.
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