roll one's r's

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of roll one's r's

:to pronounce the sound /r/ with a trill

Word by Word Definitions

roll play
  1. : a written document that may be rolled up : scroll

  2. : a manuscript book

  3. : a list of names or related items : catalog

  1. : to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a surface

  2. : to cause to revolve by turning over and over on or as if on an axis

  3. : to cause to move in a circular manner

  1. : a sound produced by rapid strokes on a drum

  2. : a sonorous and often rhythmical flow of speech

  3. : a heavy reverberatory sound

  1. : the 18th letter of the English alphabet

  2. : a graphic representation of this letter

  3. : a speech counterpart of orthographic r

  1. — compare g, nc-17, pg, pg-13


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