Rove - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊv|  American pronunciation of the word rove
Brit.  |rəʊv|  British pronunciation of the word rove


- move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (syn: cast, drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, stray, swan, tramp, vagabond, wander)


Benedict's eyes roved boldly over her sleeping body.

The headlines blared out: Karl Rove Resigns.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: rove
he/she/it: roves
present participle: roving
past tense: roved
past participle: roved
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman