Definition of roached in English:



  • 1(of an animal's back) having an upward curve.

    ‘the dogs sprang forward with their backs roached’
  • 2(of a person's hair) brushed upwards or forwards into a roll.

    ‘he had hair roached down to cover his baldness’
    • ‘Paul had roached hair, and a thin nose and yet thinner mouth, but he was a big guy with giant hands that lent him an authority his mind did not altogether deserve.’
    1. 2.1 (of a horse's mane) clipped or trimmed short so that the hair stands on end.
      ‘a big horse with a roached mane’
      • ‘Both mares have roached manes for the polo season.’