Roguish - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈroʊɡɪʃ|  American pronunciation of the word roguish
Brit.  |ˈrəʊɡɪʃ|  British pronunciation of the word roguish

adjective

- playful in an appealingly bold way(syn: devilish, rascally)

a roguish grin

- lacking principles or scruples(syn: blackguardly, rascally, scoundrelly)

the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

Examples

He's a lovable old rogue.

...a rogue who had nothing but contempt for people who made their living honestly...

...a rogue administrator who took bribes to falsify paperwork...

the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

He had a roguish twinkle in his eye.

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