Browse Dictionary by Letter

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
rook1 a black European bird, related to and resembling the crow, that nests in treetops in flocks. [2 definitions]
rook2 a chess piece that can move over any number of empty squares sideways or forward and backward; castle.
rookery a breeding and nesting place for rooks.
rookie a beginner, esp. a professional athlete in his or her first season on a team. [2 definitions]
room space that is occupied or available for occupation. [6 definitions]
room and board lodging and meals, as provided by a boarding house, dormitory, or the like.
room clerk a hotel or motel clerk who registers guests at the front desk, sorts mail, provides information, and the like.
roomer a person who lives in a rented room; lodger.
roomette a small private sleeping compartment on a train.
roomful the amount or number that a room can hold.
rooming house a small commercial establishment that rents furnished rooms, and sometimes provides meals, to lodgers.
roommate one who shares another's room or lodgings.
room temperature a comfortable indoor temperature or the temperature prevailing indoors without excessive heating or chilling.
roomy having ample room; large; spacious.
roost a perch on which birds, esp. domesticated fowl, rest or sleep, or a place or enclosure provided with such perches. [3 definitions]
rooster an adult male chicken or other fowl; cock.
root1 the part of a plant that usu. grows underground, absorbs water and nutrients, and attaches the plant to the soil. [11 definitions]
root2 to dig or turn over soil, often with the snout or nose, as a pig. [4 definitions]
root3 to cheer for or encourage a contestant or team. [2 definitions]
rootage a root system.
root around to rummage about, searching for something. [2 definitions]