Rogue - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊɡ|  American pronunciation of the word rogue
Brit.  |rəʊɡ|  British pronunciation of the word rogue


- a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel (syn: knave, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, varlet)


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...

What's the old rogue done now, I wonder?

Officials are concerned about rogue regimes that may have nuclear weapons.

...a rogue archbishop who was excommunicated on grounds of contumacy...

...the ship yawed hard to the right when the rogue wave hit it broadside...

He was an original rogue.

a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies

Word forms

singular: rogue
plural: rogues
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