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Rogue appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Depardieu, go rap a rogue I draped.
  • Depardieu, go razz a rogue I draped.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun rogue:

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Definition of the noun rogue

What does rogue mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rogues

  1. a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    • examples: In the late 20th century, Yugoslavia was considered a rogue state by the United States. | A rogue asteroid from the Kuiper Belt is on a collision course with the Earth. | A catamaran is unlikely to be capsized by wind, but a big enough rogue wave can do it. | The man was said to be part of a rogue militant group. | The old man had an innocent face, but in truth was a rogue. | Those rogue rebels do not deserve to roam the Earth. | The United States are a rogue state. It is not me who says it. I read in the writings of several respectable authors who were born and live in the United States themselves. | The United States have been dubbed the "world policeman", but some American intellectuals do not hesitate to call their own country "rogue state."
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of rogue: knave / rapscallion / rascal / scalawag / scallywag / varlet
    • more generic words: scoundrel / villain = a wicked or evil person

Alternative definition of the noun rogue


  1. A scoundrel, rascal or unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person.
    • A mischievous scamp.
    • A vagrant.
    • Deceitful software pretending to be anti-spyware, but in fact being malicious software itself.
    • An aggressive animal separate from the herd, especially an elephant.
    • A plant that shows some undesirable variation.

    Definition of the adjective rogue

    What does rogue mean as an attribute of a noun?

    adjective - degrees: -

    1. [context: of an animal, especially an elephant] Vicious and solitary.
    2. [context: by extension] Large, destructive and unpredictable.
    3. [context: by extension] Deceitful, unprincipled.

    Definition of the verb rogue

    What does rogue mean as a doing word?

    verb - inflections: rogued | roguing / rogueing (less preferred form) | rogues

    1. cull, term used by gardeners, especially when saving seed, rogue or unwanted plants are removed before pollination.


    "Rogue" is a 2007 Australian independent horror film about a group of tourists in Australia who fall prey to a giant, man-eating crocodile. Rogue was released in Australia on 8 November 2007.


    1. Rogue is a fictional character from War.
    2. Rogue is a fictional character from the 2001 film Made.

    There are other characters with in their name, like Rogue Cop and Gord the Rogue.


    Rogue is a subsidiary of Relativity Media. The company has about 25 titles in its library.

    Phrases with Rogue

    Phrases starting with the word Rogue:

    1. Rogue wave
    2. rogue state
    3. rogue nation
    4. rogue elephant
    5. rogue's gallery
    6. Rogue access point
    7. Rogue River Lupine
    8. Rogue River Milkvetch
    9. Rogue River Stonecrop
    10. Rogue Canyon Rockcress

    Phrases ending with the word Rogue:

    1. Arch Rogue
    2. Sidydrassus rogue
    3. species Sidydrassus rogue

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rogue

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    Google previewRogue's Handbook (2010)

    A Concise Guide to Conduct for the Aspiring Gentleman Rogue by Jeff Metzger

    Gentleman Rogue is a character who has fascinated us for centuries, persistently popping up in literature and cinema with a roguish smirk, causing proper gentlemen to frown with indignation and the bosoms of proper damsels to swell and ...

    Google previewLal Kitab (2004)

    by U. C. Mahajan

    hence, here a rogue is the tenant torturing and troubling the landlord and the other occupant, hence most malefic. Similarly, Mercury is occupying the enemy's house/enemy's sign, hence worst results.

    Google previewQueering Anarchism (2013)

    Addressing and Undressing Power and Desire by C. B. Daring, J. Rogue, Deric Shannon, Abbey Volcano

    ROGUE is an intersectional anarchist-communist who has been organizing in anarchist, feminist and radical queer...

    Rogue is a member of the Workers Solidarity Alliance and currently lives and works in Austin, Texas. DERIC ...

    Google previewOregon Sportsman (1916)

    The Rogue is an Overgrown mountain ...

    Google previewThe Vulgar Tongue (2014)

    Green's History of Slang by Jonathon Green

    The English Rogue is the lifestory of one Meriton Latroon (from latron: a robber), ' a witty extravagant', embellished with 'a Compleat History of the Most Eminent Cheats of Both Sexes', included a sevenpage glossary, drawing freely on Harman ...

    Google previewThe Klamath Indians of Southwestern Oregon: Dictionary: Klamath-English; English-Klamath (1890)

    by Albert Samuel Gatschet

    belonging or referring to Rogue River Butte and its surroundings: W. walish Rogue River Valley's rocky sites. Cf. Walamsh. w :ilam n a, d. wawalamna, chiefly used in the (1. form; see tchalamna. Walam sh, or W. Yaina ...

    Google previewA New Canting Dictionary (1725)

    Comprehending All the Terms, Ancient and Modern, Used in the Several Tribes of Gypsies, Beggars, Shoplifters, Highwaymen, Foot-pads, and All Other Clans of Cheats and Villains. Interspersed with Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, &c. Being a Complete Collection of All that Has Been Publish'd of that Kind. With Very Large Additions of Words Never Before Made Publick ... With a Preface, Giving an Account of the Original, Progress, &c. of the Canting Crew; and Recommending Methods for Diminishing These Varlets, by Better Employment of the Poor. To which is Added a Complete Collection of Songs in the Canting Dialect

    CANARY - B1RD, a little arch or knavish Boy; a Rogue or Whore taken, and clapp'd into the Cage or Round-house, CANE upon ABLE, a good Stick or Cudgel, well-favourelly laid on A Man's Shoulders. CANIBA L, a cruel, barbarous Fellow ; a ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

    by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

    ROGUE, n.f. [of uncertain etymology.} 1. A wandering beggar; a vagrant ; a vagabond. — For fear lest we, like rogues, should bereputed. Spenser. — The sheriff and the marshal may do the more good, and more terrify the idle rogue. Spenser.

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II (2015)

    by James Ciment

    ®rogue. state ̄ of Iraq in early 2003. Years after these conflicts began, it was still difficult to measure progress in the suppression of modern terrorism, given its nebulous character. Islamic militants struck again on March 11, 2004, when they ...

    Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

    * ROGUE. n.s. [of uncertain etymology.] 1. A wandering beggar ...

    Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted (1903)

    To which Has Been Added Statutory Definitions by Frederick Stroud

    ROGUE AND VAGABOND. — For the catalogue ...

    Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

    by Louisa Pansegrouw

    roguish, ruinous, scatheful, sinister, sly, teasing, waggish, wanton mischievous act prank mischievous adventure escapade mischievous boy gamin mischievous child elf, imp, jackanades, puck, rogue, scamp, urchin mischievous creature elf, ...

    Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

    by Thomas Sheridan

    ROGUE, rög. s. A vagabond; a knave, a villain, a thief; a name of flight tenderness and endearment; a wag. - To ROGUE, rö'g. v. n. To wander, to play the vagabond; to play knavish tricks. ROGUERY, rög-ér-y. s. Knavish tricks; waggery, arch ...

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    Quotes about Rogue

    A rogue says ""Yes"" to what a rogue says.
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    Scrabble value of R1O1G2U1E1

    The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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