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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

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

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

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
Henry Fielding

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
Henry Fielding

Well, I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I haven't been a rogue most of my life.
Jack Nicholson
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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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