There are 2 main translations of roach in Spanish

: roach1roach2

roach1

cucaracha, n.

Pronunciation: /roʊtʃ//rəʊtʃ/

noun

  • 1US

    cucaracha feminine
  • 2slang

    (butt of marijuana cigarette)
    colilla de canuto feminine informal
    colilla de porro feminine informal
    pito masculine Chile informal
    chicharra feminine Colombia informal
    bacha de toque feminine Mexico informal

There are 2 main translations of roach in Spanish

: roach1roach2

roach2

carpa, n.

Pronunciation: /roʊtʃ//rəʊtʃ/

noun

  • 1

    (American)
    carpa feminine
    • A shoal of small roach will appear as a black cloud suspended in mid water.
    • Both had a single bream plus plenty of small roach on feeder tactics.
    • I caught another two nice roach before catching a few bream up to over five pounds.
    • I had had about 10 good quality roach when I struck into a real fly away bite.
    • I loved to fish there and caught roach and perch as well as the odd boot.
    • All we could see was a small roach crawling up the wall.
    • Pizza boxes would be kicked to knock out the roaches and the mice droppings before being used for a delivery.
    • Wouldn't you at least make the slightest noise when there's a roach climbing up your leg?
    • At the back of the drainboard, smack in the middle of the dishcloth, a small brown roach waved his antennae sluggishly-sick, no doubt, confusing his nights and days.
    • She told me that he refused to kill roaches and that she had seen them walking in and out of his sugar bowl.
    • He was certain there were roaches scurrying about.
    • A roach crawled out from under the bed, making her scream.
    • For your gaming pleasure, a whole new assortment of mutant insects have been created including killer roaches, acid-shooting houseflies and fire ants.
    • But once we started asking questions, none of those women would say that they had ever had pests, rodents, or roaches in their homes.
    • When I was a graduate student, the room we were staying in had roaches.
    • I see a roach making its way toward the closet door.
    • Sofia tells them about the horrid and rancid conditions in which she lives, with fleas, vermin, roaches, and about her job cleaning the dirty sheets.
    • And they've also found two new mutations that make the roaches more resistant to pyrethroid and related insecticides.
    • I went from car to car in the lot, going up to people's windows when they pulled in, even people I didn't know, but nobody even had a roach.
  • 2

    (European)
    rubio masculine