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Definition of Rogue

Rogue

  1. A vagrant; an idle, sturdy beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.
  2. A deliberately dishonest person; a knave; a cheat.
  3. One who is pleasantly mischievous or frolicsome; hence, often used as a term of endearment.
  4. An elephant that has separated from a herd and roams about alone, in which state it is very savage.
  5. A worthless plant occuring among seedlings of some choice variety.
  6. To wander; to play the vagabond; to play knavish tricks.
  7. To give the name or designation of rogue to; to decry.
  8. To destroy (plants that do not come up to a required standard).

Rogue Quotations

North Korea has taught a great lesson to all the countries in the world, especially the rogue countries of dictatorships or whatever: if you don't want to be invaded by America, get some nuclear weapons.
Michael Moore

There used to be a tradition of the loveable rogue who would steal from the honour boxes in churches and buy a round of drinks with the money he snagged. And everyone would find him tremendously good company. But not any more.
Douglas Coupland

When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic.
Barack Obama

Computers can bully us. A slow and unreliable system will bring even the toughest soul to their knees as they find themselves completely defenseless against the erratic whims of their rogue machine.
Lou Ferrigno

Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.
Madeleine Albright
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Rogue Translations

rogue in Afrikaans is ploert
rogue in Dutch is boef, ellendeling, schavuit, ploert
rogue in Finnish is roisto
rogue in French is canaille, gredin
rogue in German is Schalk, Galgenstrick, Schurke
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