rogue

[ɹ_ˈəʊ_ɡ], [ɹˈə͡ʊɡ], [ɹˈə‍ʊɡ]

Antonyms for rogue:

conscientious, straightforward, forthright, scrupulous, honorable, upright, lamb, honest, dove, just, straight, aboveboard, angel, ethical, decent, sheep.


Definitions of rogue:

  1.   An elephant that has separated from a herd and roams about alone, in which state it is very savage. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   A knave; a dishonest person; a term of endearment; a wag; a vagrant. Rogue's twist, a yarn of different twist and colour from the rest. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   To destroy ( plants that do not come up to a required standard). – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   A dishonest person; knave; frolicsome person. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   A deliberately dishonest person; a knave; a cheat. – Newage Dictionary DB
  6.   An idle disreputable person; a vagraut; a sturdy beggar; a dishonest person; a familiar term of slight endearment; a sly fellow. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   A dishonest person: a knave: a mischievous or frolicsome person: ( law) a vagrant. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8.   A vagrant; an idle, sturdy beggar; a vagabond; a tramp. – Newage Dictionary DB
  9.   To wander; to play the vagabond; to play knavish tricks. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   A dishonest person; a cheat; a scoundrel; playfully, a mischievous, frolicsome person. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11.   One who is innocently mischievous or playful. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12.   a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13.   One who is pleasantly mischievous or frolicsome; hence, often used as a term of endearment. – Newage Dictionary DB
  14.   To give the name or designation of rogue to; to decry. – Newage Dictionary DB
  15.   A worthless plant occuring among seedlings of some choice variety. – Newage Dictionary DB
  16.   A dishonest person; trickster; rascal. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Quotes for rogue:

  1. We believe, as the President has indicated, that this combination of a rogue state that possesses weapons of mass destruction and has known ties to terrorist organizations, is a grave threat to the people of the United States and to other countries around the world. – Paul Cellucci
  2. 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
  3. The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue – Emma Goldman
  4. We need to fix this. It hasn't been done yet because there's still a reluctance to admit that there was even a problem- anywhere above seven rogue soldiers who got out of control on the night shift. – Janis Karpinski
  5. Even if certain rogue countries do things we wish nobody did, it doesn't necessarily mean that their foolishness should justify our following suit. – Leon Kass
  6. My own favorite is something called Rogue Male. – Peter O'Toole
  7. 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
  8. He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue – Jonathan Swift
  9. China is one of the world's greatest proliferators of weapons of mass destruction to these rogue nations. – Fred Thompson
  10. We can love an honest rogue but what is more offensive than a false saint? – Jessamyn West
  11. The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security: rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction. – Armstrong Williams
  12. With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage, and then they go crazy. – Jeanette Winterson

Usage examples for rogue:

  1. “ " But I incline to believe you, and you are a merry rogue – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  2. Nay, nay, said she, shaking her head; as bloody a rogue as ever lived- as bloody a rogue as ever lived. ” – A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales by Amelie Rives
  3. Why, what cou'd this Rogue mean? ” – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  4. “ " 'Twill take a shrewd rogue to better me," his lordship agreed. ” – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  5. “ I had rather believe all men honest and deceive myself in that manner than to suspect everybody and thus think that one honest man was a rogue – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  6. He knew Garrison was to ride The Rogue – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  7. Who said, You English rogue look here! ” – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  8. Little rogue biting its tail just by her left ear. ” – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  9. “ " No," said the lawyer, " you dare not call me rogue – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  10. Then you are a rogue – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  11. The rogue would not have it otherwise. ” – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  12. The rogue will probably be lying in wait to rob you of your fee;" and he laughed a little harsh laugh that sounded as if some one had suddenly torn a coarse rag. ” – The Other Fellow by F. Hopkinson Smith
  13. He proved, in the end, to be an American, and a great rogue – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  14. “ " The rogue sails his vessel without the Queen's permission, Captain Ludlow. ” – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  15. “ For the little rogue had jumped clean out of his own skin, and left it standing on Tom's knee, eyes, wings, legs, tail, exactly as if it had been alive. ” – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  16. “ " Anyone," he remarked, " who has not at least a million is, pardon the word, a rogue – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  17. Perhaps the consciousness of the revolver which was in the captain's pocket had something to do with his state of mind; but it was not only that, he was paralysed by the position itself- by the knowledge that his own act had made him the companion of such a rogue – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  18. Nay the Rogue will not be easily beaten, he's stout enough; perhaps if they talk beyond his Capacity, he may chance to exercise his Courage upon some of them; else I'm sure they'll find it as difficult to beat as to please him. ” – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  19. He had to deal with a clever rogue who probably knew something about him and meant to find out more. ” – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  20. “ " There is a look of deep water about that rogue and I thought Her Majesty had gained a prize, when he first put foot on our decks. ” – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper

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