Definition of Sunday roast noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Sunday roast

; NAmE
(also Sunday joint)
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a large piece of meat, usually beef (= cow's meat), lamb (= the meat of a young sheep) or pork, cooked in an oven. The Sunday roast/joint is the main part of the traditional lunch that many British families eat on Sundays, usually with potatoes, vegetables and gravy (= sauce made from the juice of cooked meat). see also Yorkshire pudding