Definition of roust verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

roust

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//raʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//raʊst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they roust
BrE BrE//raʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//raʊst//
 
he / she / it rousts
BrE BrE//raʊsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//raʊsts//
 
past simple rousted
BrE BrE//ˈraʊstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈraʊstɪd//
 
past participle rousted
BrE BrE//ˈraʊstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈraʊstɪd//
 
-ing form rousting
BrE BrE//ˈraʊstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈraʊstɪŋ//
 
 
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roust somebody (from something) (North American English) to disturb somebody or make them move from a place Word Origin mid 17th cent.: perhaps an alteration of rouse.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: roust