Origin of rogue
synonym study for rogue
OTHER WORDS FROM rogueoutrogue, verb (used with object), out·rogued, out·ro·guing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH roguerogue , rouge
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How to use rogue in a sentence
In addition, the campaign to identify and report rogue traders has led to the closure of almost 4,300 counterfeit-goods workshops in China.The Unlikely New Champion of Consumer Rights: China|Charu Kasturi|December 17, 2020|Ozy
“Big tech is being scapegoated for fundamental flaws in our rogue capitalist system,” says O’Reilly.
In the 2016 presidential election, several electors went rogue.San Diego’s Electoral College Crew Gets Ready to Vote|Randy Dotinga|November 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The coronavirus forced Wisconsin to opt out of its game with Nebraska this week, causing Nebraska to try to go rogue and schedule a random matchup against Chattanooga.
Reining in rogue scientists would also require setting up a way for whistleblowers to report possible unapproved research.Strict new guidelines lay out a path to heritable human gene editing|Tina Hesman Saey|September 3, 2020|Science News
Closed courthouses, rogue clerks, and misleading statements from the attorney general as Florida welcomes same-sex marriage.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The duo have five of these rogue installations under their belts, with another coming in early 2015.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It invites dictatorial and rogue regimes to use Americans serving overseas as bargaining chips.Aging Cuban Exiles And Their Lawmakers Bypassed by White House|Romina Ruiz-Goiriena|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once he graduated in 2006, Simien took a job as a publicity assistant at Rogue, then a division of Focus Features.‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, unlike former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, McDonnell didn't try to portray himself as a loveable rogue.Virginia’s Ex-Governor Is a Political Crook For Our Times|Ben Jacobs|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Mr. Howard, dupe or rogue, was extremely busy in publishing to the world the particulars of this extraordinary case.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
How daintily they sip it; how happy they seem; how that lucky rogue of an Irishman prattles away!Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
The nimble little rogue darted into a hole before kitty could even get her paw on his tail.
The waiter, a quick-witted rogue enough, seemed to be thoroughly enjoying this midnight conversation.A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
"Come hither, rogue," said the baron on Gilbert affecting not to hurry himself out of his usual walk.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
British Dictionary definitions for rogue
- any inferior or defective specimen
- (as modifier)rogue heroin
- an animal of vicious character that has separated from the main herd and leads a solitary life
- (as modifier)a rogue elephant
- (tr) to rid (a field or crop) of plants that are inferior, diseased, or of an unwanted variety
- to identify and remove such plants