Definition of roust
: to drive (as from bed) roughly or unceremoniously
Examples of roust in a sentence
The soldiers were rousted from their beds before sunrise.
Origin and Etymology of roust
alteration of 1rouse
First Known Use: 1658
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Definition of roust for English Language Learners
: to force (someone or something) to move from a place
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