roguery

[ roh-guh-ree ]
/ ˈroʊ gə ri /

noun, plural ro·guer·ies.

roguish conduct; rascality.
playful mischief.

Origin of roguery

First recorded in 1590–1600; rogue + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for roguery

roguery

/ (ˈrəʊɡərɪ) /

noun plural -gueries

behaviour characteristic of a rogue
a roguish or mischievous act
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Word Origin and History for roguery

roguery


n.

1590s, from rogue (n.) + -ery.

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