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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

You should never take military intervention off the table. When you do so, you give an out to a rogue nation or rogue actors.
Kyrsten Sinema

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

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

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

The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue.
Emma Goldman
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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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